Car Care Tips

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Grand Haven Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Grand Haven roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Michigan . Some of the maintenance issues are mi... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Grand Haven

Do you like to shop for shoes in Grand Haven ?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buy... Read More

Helping Grand Haven Drivers Get the Right Tires

Every Grand Haven vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The trea... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Grand Haven

Grand Haven drivers rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Grand Haven

Hello Grand Haven . 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 Haven drivers?First of all, the Ch... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Grand Haven Car Owners

A generation ago, Grand Haven drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Grand Haven shop every year or two for ... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Grand Haven

Today we want to talk to Grand Haven drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even ... Read More

Right or Left? Tuffy Grand Haven Power Steering Service

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... Read More

The Tuffy Grand Haven Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven , and Michigan car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Grand Haven drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel eco... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Grand Haven

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Grand Haven area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Grand Haven drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle... Read More

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