Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

January 28, 2019

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

January 28, 2019

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

January 28, 2019

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

January 21, 2019

Hey Mount Pleasant area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Mount Pleasant area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-t... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

January 14, 2019

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternat... More

Breathe Free in Mount Pleasant: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

January 7, 2019

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Mount Pleasant drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is sim... More

The Tuffy Mount Pleasant Guide to Custom Wheels

January 1, 2019

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Mount Pleasant drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught t... More