Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Grand Rapids: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Grand Rapids

May 29, 2018

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Grand Rapids drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Grand ... More

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

May 20, 2018

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling. One driver in Michigan was heading to work on a hot July day and no... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Grand Rapids

May 16, 2018

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More

Emergency Items for Grand Rapids

May 6, 2018

Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Grand Rapids. But there are other things Grand Rapids residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life or s... More

Below 45 Degrees in Grand Rapids: Consider Winter Tires

May 1, 2018

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Grand Rapids drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran o... More

What Grand Rapids Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

April 23, 2018

There are some things drivers should know about Grand Rapids car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Grand Rapids cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Grand Rapids

April 16, 2018

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Grand Rapids for a check up.In today's Tuffy Grand Rapids auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Grand Rapids residents need fuel to go, an... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Grand Rapids

April 8, 2018

Hello Grand Rapids! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Michigan vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States governmen... More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

April 2, 2018

If you're reading this article in Grand Rapids, Michigan , then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Grand Rapids tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional servi... More

Drive Defensively in Michigan

March 26, 2018

Car care is part of auto safety in Grand Rapids. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Michigan roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surrou... More