Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Troy Motorists

April 14, 2024

Troy residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the firs... More

Emergency! (Vehicle Emergency items)

April 7, 2024

"I never expected it could happen to me." Countless drivers have said that after they've had an emergency turn their lives upside down. So before that happens to you, let's thinking about planning ahead for an emergency with a few things you should keep in your vehicle. Road flares. If you've ev... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

March 31, 2024

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Troy, 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 Tire & Auto Service Troy service advisor that your differen... More

Beware Dangers of Spring Driving (Seasonal Driving Tips)

March 24, 2024

Sure, winter is quickly fading in the rearview mirror, but the peril of icy roads is replaced with a whole new set of driving challenges in spring. Deer and other wildlife. You are not the only one who gets spring fever. Animals do, too, and spring is the time they start looking for mates and fo... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Michigan Driving

March 17, 2024

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Troy knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Troy area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment and trun... More

Power Steering Service in Troy

March 10, 2024

Most Troy drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering ... More

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

March 3, 2024

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 Troy, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. S... More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Troy Drivers

February 25, 2024

Knowing how their engine works can help Troy drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down while ... More

Straight and True in Troy: Wheel Alignment

February 18, 2024

Most Troy folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Troy is a p... More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

February 11, 2024

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself. And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... More