DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

May 26, 2019

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

The Tuffy Sturgis Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

May 19, 2019

There's a lot of auto advice in Michigan right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to ... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Sturgis

May 12, 2019

Okay. You went to your local Sturgis car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Sturgis service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... More

Tire Maintenance in Sturgis

May 5, 2019

With the recent focus in the Sturgis area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Sturgis drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, prop... More