When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

April 11, 2021

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Port Huron drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers i... More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

April 4, 2021

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that die... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Port Huron Ride

March 28, 2021

It seems like everywhere you go in the Port Huron area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where... More

Introduction to Diesels for Port Huron, Michigan

March 21, 2021

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Port Huron, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe ... More

Getting New Tires in Port Huron?

March 14, 2021

There are so many tire choices in the Port Huron area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Port Huron area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Port Huron Drivers

March 7, 2021

People in Port Huron have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to... More

Tracking True in Michigan: Wheel Alignment in Port Huron

February 28, 2021

The biggest issue for Port Huron area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Cen... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

February 21, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

February 14, 2021

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

Give it the Boot (Ball Joint Boot Replacement)

February 7, 2021

Your vehicle may be wearing boots right now and you might not even know it. They're called ball joint boots. They're actually protective, flexible things that protect parts of your suspension (called ball joints) from all the hazards the road can fling at them. If one of those ball joint boots... More