Automotive Tips from Tuffy Grand Haven: Timing Belt Overview

October 31, 2017

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Grand Haven . The timing belts important ... More

Cooling System Components

October 24, 2017

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Grand Haven auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Michigan .Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system... More

Introduction to Diesels for Grand Haven , Michigan

October 18, 2017

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Grand Haven , Michigan , is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Eur... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Grand Haven Vehicle

October 9, 2017

Grand Haven drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Michigan come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Grand Haven area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consis... More

Maintenance on My Mind

October 1, 2017

Ask any Grand Haven man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... More