Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

January 1, 2021

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

The Best Test

July 26, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

March 17, 2019

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Differential Service in Mount Pleasant, Michigan - What You Need to Know

September 30, 2018

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 ... More

Drive Train Service in Mount Pleasant at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

May 20, 2018

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive mainte... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

February 4, 2018

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... More

Lease or Buy?

June 15, 2016

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Mount Pleasant drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balan... More

Are There Blind Spots in Mount Pleasant?

April 25, 2016

All Mount Pleasant drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Mount Pleasant.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...T... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Mount Pleasant?

April 10, 2016

There is a clear and vocal demand in Mount Pleasant and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Mount Pleasant area roads today, and many mo... More

What To Do In Case Of An Accident in Mount Pleasant

March 1, 2016

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Mount Pleasant, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Mount Pleasant drivers should do in case of an accident:When an ac... More