Service to Improve Fuel Economy

January 31, 2021

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Sturgis talking. It seems that Sturgis folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel e... More

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

January 24, 2021

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought. If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... More

Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)

January 17, 2021

There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us... More

Winter Watch List (Winter Maintenance Items)

January 10, 2021

Don't love winter weather? Here's a list of four things you need to keep a watch on during the winter months. Let's start with coolant levels. Coolant is as important in cold weather as it is in hot weather. Think of the term "anti-freeze." Your coolant needs to be adjusted for climate and temp... More

Emergency Items for Sturgis

January 3, 2021

Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Sturgis. But there are other things Sturgis residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life or someone else... More

Got it Covered! (Timing Cover Maintenance)

January 1, 2021

You may have heard at one time or another about something called a timing belt or timing chain in your engine. And you may know that if they fail well, let's just way that there can be some major engine damage. So obviously, we want our timing belts and chains to be in tip-top shape. One part t... More