Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Grand Rapids

April 28, 2019

There's a segment of the Grand Rapids area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 ki... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Rapids: Alignment Inspection

April 21, 2019

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Grand Rapids drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Grand Rapids will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspen... More

Michigan : What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

April 14, 2019

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

April 7, 2019

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Grand Rapids residents and to fix the a... More