Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

October 6, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Grand Haven would like to give Grand Haven motorists an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more s... More

Make Your Battery Last

September 26, 2022

Today's report from Tuffy Grand Haven is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Grand Haven veh... More

Charge It in Grand Haven for Extended Battery Life

August 10, 2022

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Grand Haven , Michigan , drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven : Synthetic Oil

July 29, 2022

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

July 15, 2022

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Grand Haven t... More

Battery Basics for Grand Haven

July 7, 2022

It's important for Grand Haven drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Grand Haven area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle en... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Grand Haven in Grand Haven

July 2, 2022

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Grand Haven. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Grand Haven runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Grand Haven are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV rem... More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

May 8, 2022

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

January 23, 2022

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Grand Haven

April 11, 2021

Today in the Tuffy Grand Haven auto care blog, we're going to talk to Grand Haven drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Grand Haven customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufa... More