Under Pressure in Saginaw: TPMS

December 29, 2019

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Saginaw, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2... More

The Tuffy Saginaw Guide to Tire Specs

December 22, 2019

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Saginaw service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manag... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Saginaw

December 15, 2019

Hello Saginaw! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Michigan vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... More

Tuffy Saginaw Alternator Replacement Service in Saginaw

December 8, 2019

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Saginaw is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane depa... More

Water Pump

December 1, 2019

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More