Car Care Tips

Saving Lives in Grand Haven with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Grand Haven , Michigan , roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important ... Read More

Stay Safe in Grand Haven by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Grand Haven resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Michigan rescue workers. Rescue workers and Grand Haven police are well awa... Read More

Grand Haven Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Grand Haven residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Grand Haven is really a lot more comprehensive these days... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Grand Haven , Michigan

The cooling system keeps Michigan vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Grand Haven . Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Grand Haven d... Read More

The Tuffy Grand Haven Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Grand Haven area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Grand Haven can ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Grand Haven and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Grand Haven Drivers

When people in Grand Haven talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Michigan ? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see throu... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Grand Haven Ride

  It seems like everywhere you go in the Grand Haven area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormo... Read More

The Tuffy Grand Haven Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Grand Haven drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Grand Haven . You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Grand Haven Motorists

Some Grand Haven vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Grand Haven and other Grand Haven auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Grand Haven for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Grand Haven area, automotive d... Read More

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