Car Care Tips

Power Steering Service in Saginaw

Most Saginaw drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steeri... Read More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely.Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Saginaw?

Today's Tuffy Saginaw article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Saginaw drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire blanket s... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Saginaw

Shopping for tires in Saginaw can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Saginaw are looking for maximum summertime performa... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems.You can ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Saginaw: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Saginaw.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing bel... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Saginaw

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Saginaw article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Saginaw with you... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Saginaw car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Saginaw, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and ... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Saginaw

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... Read More

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