Car Care Tips

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

Maintaining Your Older Car in Flint, Michigan

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Flint, Michigan: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Flint motoring public, but it... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Flint

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself β€” and other Flint drivers β€” on the road. And good safety ... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

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... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd): When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

There are several important factors that go into how often Flint drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Michigan freew... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Flint

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Hey Flint Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Higher Flint fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Flint drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel pri... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Flint drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Flint area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. ... Read More

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