Car Care Tips

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Grand Rapids Motorists

Grand Rapids residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so i... Read More

The Edible Engine

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fi... Read More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day.Let's say your air con... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Grand Rapids, Michigan : Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've g... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Grand Rapids

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Grand Rapids area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes mor... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy Grand Rapids Equals Good Fuel Economy in Grand Rapids

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Grand Rapids drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Michigan , but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through pr... Read More

Hey Grand Rapids Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Higher Grand Rapids fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Grand Rapids drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of... Read More

Tuffy Grand Rapids Alternator Replacement Service in Grand Rapids

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Grand Rapids is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Rapids: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Grand Rapids drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Grand Rapids can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – l... Read More

Tuffy Grand Rapids Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Grand Rapids driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Michigan seasons.Grand Rapids off-roaders should be excited abo... Read More

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