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 it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that cannot hold a full charge requires the alternator to work extra hard, causing it to wear out prematurely.
Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy service advisor can test your battery to see if it should be replaced. Testing is a good idea for Michigan drivers because a battery might still be good, but become dead because of a bad alternator or even a worn serpentine belt and tensioner.
Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy
530 E. Maple Rd.
Troy, Michigan 48083
October 17, 2021
You've probably had your Check Engine Light go on. Then it goes off and you figure, hey, whatever the problem was, it's gone now and I don't have to worry about it. Well, the problem may have gone away and it may not have. Your vehicle likely has one of these warning lights on the instrument pa... More
October 10, 2021
In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Troy Bigfoot... More
October 3, 2021
In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More