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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Sturgis when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Sturgis drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a bat... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Sturgis

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Sturgis, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all s... Read More

Tuffy Sturgis Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Michigan! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel e... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Sturgis drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Sturgis can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from u... Read More

Tuffy Sturgis Alternator Replacement Service in Sturgis

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Sturgis is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Sturgis residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers... Read More

Tuffy Sturgis Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Sturgis residents to always use the proper type of fl... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, Tuffy Sturgis is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Sturgis are confused as much as they don't realize how much things ... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Sturgis in Sturgis: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the car maker recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the mor... Read More

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