Car Care Tips

May 2020

Mount Pleasant, Michigan Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

When winter approaches in Michigan, Mount Pleasant residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Michigan winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Mount Pleasant residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. Yo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mount Pleasant: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Mount Pleasant we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be ... Read More

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Mount Pleasant residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids ... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Mount Pleasant Drivers

People in Mount Pleasant have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 k... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

Hello Mount Pleasant . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Mount Pleasant drivers?First of all, the ... Read More

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