Automotive Detective Work in Sturgis

August 30, 2022

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Sturgis. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when some... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Sturgis

May 12, 2019

Okay. You went to your local Sturgis car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Sturgis service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

October 26, 2017

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Sturgis service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that... More

The Tuffy Sturgis Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

March 1, 2016

Modern Sturgis vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute thing... More

The Tuffy Sturgis Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

November 6, 2015

Modern Sturgis vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute th... More

Automotive Detective Work In Sturgis

June 3, 2014

Theres a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Sturgis. Figuring out whats wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out whats wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when something ... More