Differential Service at Tuffy Sturgis

October 12, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Sturgis, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Sturgis service advisor that your differential needs ser... More

Protecting Your SUV From Theft In Sturgis Michigan

September 20, 2022

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 se... More

Lease or Buy?

August 23, 2022

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Sturgis drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays do... More

Are There Blind Spots in Sturgis?

August 21, 2022

All Sturgis drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Sturgis.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Sturgis

August 11, 2022

One Sturgis automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Sturgis, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and tran... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Sturgis

July 3, 2022

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Sturgis, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Sturgis drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, y... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

June 21, 2020

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

The Best Test

June 14, 2020

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... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

October 20, 2019

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... More

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

June 23, 2019

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 drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential... More