Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven

February 29, 2016

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Grand Haven drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls ... More

What's up with Diesels in Grand Haven ?

February 28, 2016

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Cool Running in Grand Haven

February 27, 2016

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Grand Haven

February 26, 2016

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Tuffy Grand Haven Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

February 25, 2016

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Grand Haven drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Grand Haven fuel system cleaning: Over time... More

Smooth Shifting in Grand Haven , Michigan : Transmission Service

February 25, 2016

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Grand Haven

February 24, 2016

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Grand Haven can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Gra... More

Shake It Up in Grand Haven !: Why Wheel Balancing

February 23, 2016

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, us Grand Haven motorists generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicles wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a... More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

February 17, 2016

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Todays production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time... More

Automotive Guide for Grand Haven : Brake Noise

February 10, 2016

Your brake pads are the essential parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your vehicle. They eventually wear down. When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exposed and youll hea... More