Car Care Tips

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Video: Many Port Huron drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.... Read More

Breathe Deep in Port Huron With a New Cabin Air Filter

Video: Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Port Huron auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron

Video: Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine.  A clogged... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Port Huron

Video: Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron About the Importance of Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Port Huron, Michigan

Video: A lot of fuel is wasted in the Port Huron area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the c... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron: Rotor Problems

Video: The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Port Huron.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Video: Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Port Huron residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital t... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Video: Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Port Huron drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Port Huron area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, whe... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Video: A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Port Huron people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Port Huron motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good co... Read More


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