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...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 31, 2020
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 ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on May 24, 2020
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 ...
Posted in Fluids
on May 17, 2020
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 10, 2020
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 ...
Posted in Transmission
on May 03, 2020