Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)

November 29, 2020

When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good. That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You might want to think of that same approach when you take your vehicle in for a repair. Experts say wha... More

The Right Stuff (Choosing Replacement Parts)

November 22, 2020

Let's face it. Vehicles are complicated machines, each having thousands of parts. And since they're subjected to heat, cold, vibrations, bumps and much more, these parts wear out and need to be replaced. When your service advisor says you need a new part, you may have many options. Let's say ... More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Sturgis in Sturgis

November 15, 2020

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Sturgis drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls heavy... More

A Non-Starter (Alternator Problems in Cold Weather)

November 8, 2020

As the temperatures dip, we all know there could be problems starting our vehicles. After all, batteries can grow old and not hold a charge as well as when they were newer. Or starters can go bad. But there's one more component to keep an especially sharp eye on during winter: your alternator. T... More

In the Hot Seat (Repair and Maintenance of Seat Heaters)

November 1, 2020

It's chilly outside. You flip on that switch that looks like a picture of a seat with little heat waves rising from it. You expect soon you'll feel that warmth but wait! It's not getting warmer. Oh no, what's wrong with my seat heater? There could be lots of reasons it's not working, and it cou... More