Keep Your Saginaw Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

May 30, 2021

Hey Saginaw - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very impo... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Saginaw

December 20, 2020

Good vehicle care for us Saginaw residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen... 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

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

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Saginaw?

July 26, 2020

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... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Saginaw

June 21, 2020

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... More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

June 14, 2020

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 ... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Saginaw

May 17, 2020

These days many people in the Saginaw area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintena... More

Synthetic Oil for Saginaw Autos

January 19, 2020

If you are a driver in Saginaw and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthe... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

October 6, 2019

If you've ever been driving around Saginaw and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same bri... More