Car Care Tips

January 2016

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Car Care News and Information: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt is to provide critical traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely ... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Mount Pleasant run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Mount Pleasant drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dad... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In Mount Pleasant Michigan

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Mount Pleasant Michigan: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Mount Pleasant Michigan motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about an important system in our cars – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that Mount Pleasant auto owners don’t give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Mount Pleasant. Cooling systems fail more often than ... Read More

Smart Mount Pleasant Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Mount Pleasant d... Read More

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