Car Care Tips

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Mount Pleasant

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct... Read More

Power Steering Service in Mount Pleasant

Most Mount Pleasant drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any po... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

The cooling system keeps Michigan vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Mount Pleasant. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make t... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Mount Pleasant service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpen... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Mount Pleasant

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Mount Pleasant families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your ... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Mount Pleasant drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Mount Pleasan... Read More

Unlock the Secret (Malfunctioning Door Lock Actuator)

What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar... Read More

Steering Clear in Mount Pleasant

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... Read More

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