Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Haven: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

March 28, 2018

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Grand Haven drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the s... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Haven: Battery Testing

March 18, 2018

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Grand Haven when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Grand Haven drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. B... More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven

March 11, 2018

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Grand Haven drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Grand Haven?

March 6, 2018

Hello Grand Haven - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see... More