Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Sturgis Car Owners

June 30, 2019

A generation ago, Sturgis 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 Sturgis shop every year or two for repairs seem... More

Differential Service in Sturgis, Michigan - What You Need to Know

June 23, 2019

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Sturgis, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Sturgis in Sturgis

June 16, 2019

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Tuffy Sturgis: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

June 9, 2019

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Sturgis streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas tha... More

Tuffy Sturgis Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

June 2, 2019

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Sturgis residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the... More