Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Troy

June 30, 2019

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy: Serpentine Belt System Wear

June 23, 2019

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Troy drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not completel... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Troy Drivers

June 16, 2019

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Troy drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cause ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Troy, Michigan

June 9, 2019

Troy auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Troy, Michigan, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good car... More

Tracking True in Troy: Wheel Alignment

June 2, 2019

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are insp... More