Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Rapids: Air Conditioning Inspection

May 31, 2020

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Grand Rapids require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also s... More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

May 24, 2020

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Grand Rapids

May 17, 2020

Most people in the Grand Rapids area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards... More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Grand Rapids

May 10, 2020

Hello Grand Rapids . 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 Grand Rapids drivers?First of all, the Chec... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

May 3, 2020

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More