Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy in Troy

January 6, 2022

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy: Timing Belt Overview

June 6, 2021

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Troy. The timing belts important job is t... More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy in Troy

April 4, 2021

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy in Troy

June 28, 2020

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Troy drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper t... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

December 15, 2019

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Troy. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understandin... More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Troy

July 7, 2019

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Troy drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmission will ... More

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 of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Troy

November 19, 2015

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 of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to ... More