Car Care Tips

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Flint, Michigan

Everyone in Flint, Michigan eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Flint, it can be difficult to sort them out. ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Flint Tune Up

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other.... Read More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) in Flint

When we Flint residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abili... Read More

Helping Flint Drivers Get the Right Tires

Every Flint vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Su... Read More

Engine Hydration for Flint Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Flint drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicle... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Flint area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Flint area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meet... Read More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years.That comfortable relat... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for Flint Drivers

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Flint drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like ... Read More

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