The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting ge...
Posted in Transmission
on June 30, 2015
Your SUV’s exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your SUV. Maintaining it is good Tuffy Mount Pleasant auto advice for Mount Pleasant drivers, but it’s also good health advice and good environmental advice. Th...
Posted in Exhaust
on June 24, 2015
Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern Mount Pleasant world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There’s a filter that cleans the air going into our SUV’s engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on June 17, 2015
Before the recession hit, the median age for cars in the Mount Pleasant Michigan area (zip code: 48858) was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Mount Pleasant we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.
If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the ...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 09, 2015
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad. Diesel-fueled vehicles haven’t been as popular in the Nort...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on June 03, 2015