The automotive professionals at Tuffy Sturgis would like to give Sturgis drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, cool...
Posted in Fluids
on September 29, 2019
You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 22, 2019
Some Sturgis drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Sturgis, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe...
Posted in Safety
on September 15, 2019
The primary job of the serpentine belt for Sturgis drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not compl...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 08, 2019
At Tuffy Sturgis we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requireme...
Posted in Fuel System
on September 01, 2019