Car Care Tips

January 2016

Keeping Your Engine Cool In Sturgis, Michigan

The cooling system keeps Michigan auto owners's engines from overheating while they are driving around Sturgis, Centreville and Three Rivers. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen. The radiato... Read More

Tuffy Sturgis News and Videos for Sturgis: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt is to provide essential traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at prime speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely r... Read More

Vehicle Maintenance Videos by Tuffy Sturgis: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Sturgis auto owners know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant. Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, ... Read More

What Is A Differential And Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Sturgis, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Sturgis car owners don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's ... Read More

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