Car Care Tips

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Port Huron residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron

Many Port Huron drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically, electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the int... Read More

A Cold Day in Port Huron – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Most Port Huron drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Michigan highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Port Huron rush hour, but so can a long ride... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

There are a lot of things in life that Port Huron residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Port Huron dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. Wh... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Port Huron is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenger c... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Port Huron drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not co... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Your car is important to you and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by ... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, th... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron

Warm weather or cold, Port Huron drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Port Huron people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive main... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Port Huron and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness which can be distracting and will affect your fiel... Read More

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