Grand Haven Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

August 19, 2018

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Grand Haven , fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crank... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Grand Haven )

August 12, 2018

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Haven: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

August 7, 2018

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Grand Haven drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace... More

Water Pump

July 31, 2018

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Haven: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

July 24, 2018

There are several important factors that go into how often Grand Haven drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Michigan ... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

July 17, 2018

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Grand Haven drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

July 10, 2018

Modern vehicles in and around Grand Haven run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Grand Haven drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. Thi... More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Grand Haven

July 3, 2018

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More

Tuffy Grand Haven Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

June 24, 2018

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Grand Haven

June 20, 2018

Every Grand Haven car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.... More