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...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 22, 2019
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. ...
Posted in Fluids
on September 15, 2019
We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Flint. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we hav...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 08, 2019
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Flint drivers often associate our wheels being "knocked" out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh...
Posted in Automotive News
on September 01, 2019
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...
Posted in Service Standards
on August 25, 2019
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...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 22, 2019
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...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 21, 2019
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...
Posted in Exhaust
on August 20, 2019
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...
Posted in Suspension
on August 19, 2019
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...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 18, 2019