Car Care Tips

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron we get a lot of Port Huron drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Michigan, so it's important to know that the vehicle is u... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Port Huron: Air Conditioning Service

Most Port Huron drivers don't even think about their air conditioner. Now here's a tip for Port Huron vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Michigan winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually remo... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron: Passing the Smell Test

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Port Huron residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but somet... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Port Huron residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fl... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, you... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Port Huron Car Owners

A generation ago, Port Huron drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Port Huron shop every year or two f... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Port Huron

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Port Huron drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained t... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't ... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Equals Good Fuel Economy in Port Huron

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Port Huron drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Michigan, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preve... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Port Huron

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

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