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The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Troy Drivers

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... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

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 ... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Troy, Michigan

Myths passed around our Troy, Michigan community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall ... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Troy

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet ... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Michigan folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If ... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Troy

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Troy area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Troy drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to se... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Troy residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Troy drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but jus... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Troy, Michigan

The median age for cars in the Troy, Michigan area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Troy area, bring it into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service ... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Troy

There's a segment of the Troy area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kil... Read More

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