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

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

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

January 1, 2021

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron for Better Performance

July 19, 2020

Hi Port Huron residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Port Huron, Michigan

March 29, 2020

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Michigan environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Port Huron drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Por... More

Fuel Injection Basics for Port Huron

November 3, 2019

All modern Port Huron vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Port Huron drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the righ... More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Port Huron

October 13, 2019

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Port Huron can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Port Huron Vehicle

July 21, 2019

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Port Huron area.The same goes for dirty oi... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

June 2, 2019

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perform... More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

April 14, 2019

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Port Huron drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive main... More