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Trickle Down Technology

Video: Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Sturgis

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Sturgis. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological... Read More

Don't Be Fuelish

Video: If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... Read More

A Cold Day in Sturgis – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Sturgis

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Sturgis drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Michigan highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair dur... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Sturgis

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. With high fuel prices in Sturgis, Michigan, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on   is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it reall... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Sturgis in Sturgis

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of drivers in Sturgis who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmis... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

Video: If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Sturgis drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.I... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Michigan folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something ... Read More

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

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