Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Saginaw Drivers

November 1, 2020

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Saginaw auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they ... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Saginaw

October 25, 2020

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

Saginaw, Michigan Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

October 18, 2020

When winter approaches in Michigan, Saginaw residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Michigan winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Saginaw residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your ve... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

October 11, 2020

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)

October 4, 2020

If you have an internal combustion vehicle, you know it has a lot of hoses that carry various fluids. And if you have a heater in your vehicle, you'll have heater hoses. A heater hose connects to and from the engine so some coolant can be circulated through a little radiator called a heater core... More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

September 27, 2020

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Saginaw residents and to fix the affect... More

How Does Tuffy Saginaw Know What to Recommend?

September 20, 2020

When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Saginaw in Saginaw, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Saginaw professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Saginaw service center will note the mileage on you... More

The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

September 13, 2020

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Saginaw Car Owners

September 6, 2020

A generation ago, Saginaw drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Saginaw shop every year or two for repairs seem... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

August 30, 2020

Most Saginaw drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehic... More