Car Care Tips

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Anyone who drives a car in Port Huron knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire ... Read More

Port Huron Road Trip Preparation

People from Port Huron, Michigan, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Michigan road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid proble... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Port Huron, Michigan: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there i... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Port Huron talking. It seems that Port Huron folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Port Huron, Michigan?

No one in Port Huron, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Port Huron drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Port Huron drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pr... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Port Huron man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Port Huron

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Port Huron area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes mor... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

All of us in Port Huron know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know ... Read More

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