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Keeping Your Car Young in Grand Haven

As Grand Haven consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan , and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Grand Haven

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Grand Haven for a check up.In today's Tuffy Grand Haven auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how it is to have a clean fuel system. Grand Haven residents need fuel to go, and the cleane... Read More

Hey Grand Haven Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Higher Grand Haven fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Grand Haven drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Grand Haven Technician Training

Grand Haven consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want car repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have m... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Tuffy Grand Haven Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Grand Haven residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating an... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Grand Haven Motorists

Grand Haven residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so i... Read More

Differential Service in Grand Haven , Michigan - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Grand Haven , Michigan , you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you hav... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges your car battery. Without the a... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Grand Haven , Michigan

The median age for cars in the Grand Haven , Michigan area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Grand Haven we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Grand Haven area, bring it into Tuffy Grand Haven for h... Read More

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