Can Your Car Last Another Year?

May 9, 2021

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Troy car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Troy, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufa... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

April 18, 2021

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Troy people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Troy motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuters, gro... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy?

March 21, 2021

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Troy drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the ... More

The Importance of Troy Drivers Following Service Intervals

December 27, 2020

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Troy with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, w... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

December 20, 2020

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Troy drivers want to ... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

October 11, 2020

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy we get a lot of Troy drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Michigan, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave yo... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

August 30, 2020

These days many people in the Troy area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintenance... More

Troy Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

August 16, 2020

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Troy drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Troy drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your trips ... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Troy Drivers

February 9, 2020

People in Troy have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to 13,00... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

January 26, 2020

Sometimes we hear people in Troy say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and ... More