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Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Port Huron area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Port Huron drivers... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue reca... Read More

Port Huron Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Port Huron drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Port Huron drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Port Huron

Your browser does not support the video tag. Every Port Huron car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a re... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Port Huron Car Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... 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

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

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Your browser does not support the video tag. A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Port Huron people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Port Huron motorists had so-call... Read More

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