Car Care Tips

August 2019

What Flint Customers like About Us at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd)

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) for our Flint customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions.And we're always open to questions from our valued Flint area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Flint (Pierson... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Flint Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Flint drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinder... Read More

Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd): Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Most Flint auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd), we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Flint drivers actuall... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd): Passing the Smell Test

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Flint residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exha... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Flint

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and ove... Read More

Smart Flint Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Flint roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a ... Read More

Suspension Service in Flint at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd)

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Flint may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provid... Read More

Power Steering Service in Flint

Most Flint drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steer... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) in Flint

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back in... Read More

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