Car Care Tips

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd)

Most Flint folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Flint market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been to... Read More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Flint driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Michigan, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Flint, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, call... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Flint drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Michigan, where you want to go or the look you're after... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Flint

A lot of people get custom wheels in Flint. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or o... Read More

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

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