Modern cars and trucks in and around Port Huron run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Port Huron drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever bef...
Posted in Parts
on May 01, 2016
There was a man in the Port Huron area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just Kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to...
Posted in Steering
on April 25, 2016
High gas prices in Port Huron increase the cost of living for Michigan drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Port Huron vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like sch...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 18, 2016
Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Port Huron drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, bu...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 10, 2016
Hello Port Huron . Have you ever had your check engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Port Huron drivers?First of all, the Che...
Posted in Transmission
on April 03, 2016
Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Port Huron. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Port Huron drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Cent...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 27, 2016
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Port Huron drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron, our team will check your brake system ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 20, 2016
A lot of us Port Huron drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Port Huron area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Port Huron...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 13, 2016
Let's talk about air quality in Port Huron. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Port Huron drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cab...
Posted in Suspension
on March 06, 2016
When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to mat...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 29, 2016