Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

August 29, 2021

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 Troy residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actual... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

July 25, 2021

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

July 4, 2021

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy: Battery Testing

May 16, 2021

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Troy drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possib... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

August 9, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

June 7, 2020

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy auto care blog, we're going to talk to Troy drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy customers. For example, recently four of the world's larg... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy in Troy

February 23, 2020

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Troy runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke d... 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

Battery Basics for Troy

May 11, 2019

It's important for Troy drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Troy area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. However, he... More

Automobile Fluids For Your SUV

June 11, 2015

If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in Troy, 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 serve a function in making your car run as you driv... More