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

July 31, 2018

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... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

July 23, 2018

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 got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do ... More

The Best Test

July 16, 2018

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... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Sturgis, Michigan

July 8, 2018

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 layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Vi... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Serpentine Belt Overview

July 4, 2018

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... More