Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have...
Posted in Drive Train
on September 30, 2018
Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, "I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?" Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th...
Posted in Exhaust
on September 23, 2018
Modern vehicles 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-dads than ever ...
Posted in Parts
on September 16, 2018
At Tuffy Mount Pleasant, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Mount Pleasant alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. ...
Posted in Automotive News
on September 09, 2018
The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 03, 2018