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The Best Test

Video: Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Sturgis, Michigan

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Every car in Sturgis, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a lay... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Serpentine Belt Overview

Video: The technicians at Tuffy Sturgis know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pulley... Read More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Sturgis, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all s... Read More

What Sturgis Customers like About Us at Tuffy Sturgis

Video: A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Sturgis for our Sturgis customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Sturgis area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Sturgis automotive ed... Read More

The Tuffy Sturgis Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Sturgis drivers. A lot of us in Sturgis don... Read More

Ask Tuffy Sturgis About the Importance of Service Intervals

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today in our Tuffy Sturgis blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? T... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Sturgis?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There is a clear and vocal demand in Sturgis and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Sturgis Drivers

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Sturgis drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Insid... Read More

Defensive Driving in Sturgis, Michigan

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   There was a man in the Sturgis area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the mat... Read More

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