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Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance For Grand Rapids Drivers

Hello, Grand Rapids drivers. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine. Grand Rapids drivers don’t need to filter thei... Read More

The Easy Way To Save Cash In Grand Rapids

The hottest Michigan news story may be different everyday, but there’s one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Grand Rapids. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things  Grand R... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Tuffy Grand Rapids

Your browser does not support video Hello Grand Rapids motorists! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly redu... Read More

Questions To Ask Your Grand Rapids Service Advisor

We find that a lot of Grand Rapids service and repair at Tuffy Grand Rapids are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions, but don't want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there's more to know about th... Read More

Easy Miles

Your browser does not support video   Have you ever noticed that your auto maker has a schedule in your owner’s manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let’s define what severe driving conditions aren’t: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the... Read More

Odometer Rollback On Your Grand Rapids Michigan Auto

How do Grand Rapids motorists know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your o... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Grand Rapids

Your browser does not support video 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 ... Read More

Tire Maintenance In Grandville

With the recent focus in Grandville on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure. Grand Rapids motorists know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to s... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths In Grand Rapids Michigan

Myths passed around our Grand Rapids Michigan community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the SUVs of yesteryear and declare their mo... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment For Your Grand Rapids SUV

Imagine you've left Grand Rapids and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled. Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side. That wo... Read More

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