A Bright Idea

November 29, 2020

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... More

The Flat Fix that Fits (Tire Repairs)

November 22, 2020

Can you think of anyone who likes getting a flat tire? Of course not. But when one of your tires winds up with a flat or leak, whether it be from things like hitting a curb, running over a nail or picking up a sharp stone, it's time to have someone who knows what they're doing take care of it. ... More

Drivers that "T" Us Off (Bad Driving Practices)

November 15, 2020

We've all seen drivers who do things thatlet's be frankreally irritate us. They're inconsiderate, can put people in danger and make the road a much less friendly place. They really "T" us off. These are the bad drivers who fit their description to a "T." The Tailgater. You've seen this terr... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

November 8, 2020

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Port Huron.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing ... More

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

November 1, 2020

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More