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Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

Differential Service in Sturgis, Michigan - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Sturgis, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel driv... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Sturgis in Sturgis

There are a lot of drivers in Sturgis who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Sturgis folks don't even... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Sturgis, Michigan

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 layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common ... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Sturgis?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Sturgis and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Sturgis area roads today, and many more being... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Sturgis?

Hello Sturgis - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, y... 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 drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandabl... Read More

Drive Train Service in Sturgis at Tuffy Sturgis

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance ... Read More

Drive Train Service in Sturgis at Tuffy Sturgis

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the essential components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The... Read More

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