Car Care Tips

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Port Huron, Michigan, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Port Huron area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more e... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

Many Port Huron drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Port Huron area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Port Huron drivers,... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron in Port Huron, and Michigan car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Port Huron drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive mainten... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Port Huron

Port Huron drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From ... Read More

What Port Huron Customers like About Us at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron for our Port Huron customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Port Huron area customers. Even though we try to be proa... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Port Huron car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Port Huron, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive e... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Port Huron drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a n... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron s... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Port Huron Autos

If you are a driver in Port Huron and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based ... Read More

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