Keeping Your Engine Cool in Saginaw, Michigan

January 31, 2021

The cooling system keeps Michigan vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Saginaw. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Saginaw drivers associate wit... More

Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)

January 24, 2021

Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times. You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically. There were mechanical adjustments of a vehicle's timing, dwell, spark gap and idle mixture, too. Unless you like to ... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

January 17, 2021

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Saginaw

January 10, 2021

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Saginaw auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central e... More

When You Hear the Crash in Saginaw: What to Do After an Accident

January 3, 2021

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Timing Belt

January 1, 2021

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More