Car Care Tips

July 2018

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

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... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

The Best Test

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... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Sturgis, Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 lay... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Serpentine Belt Overview

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... Read More

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