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Tuffy Mount Pleasant Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Mount Pleasant automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Mount Pleasant and St. Louis drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So ha... Read More

Power Steering Service Near Midland

Most of us living in the Midland area 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 power steering system is its pump. The pum... Read More

Suspension Service In Mount Pleasant At Tuffy Mount Pleasant

When they hear the word 'suspension', Mount Pleasant car owners may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car’s suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Midland. Its job is to keep y... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Mount Pleasant drivers, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase i... Read More

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Mount Pleasant, it is easy to prevent. Tuffy Mount Pleasant 4703 E. Pickard Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858 989.... Read More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

Midland drivers love their cars. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it’s great! But there’s nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now Mount Pleasant auto owners ca... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of the public's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago, winter tires differed from highway tires only in thei... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Mount Pleasant we’ve had a lot of Mount Pleasant, Clare , and St. Louis clients asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years. The median age of personal vehicles is now over ... Read More

Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Mount Pleasant would like to give Mount Pleasant motorists an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are beco... Read More

Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Mount Pleasant

What is a cabin air filter? Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3. A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It fi... Read More

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