What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

January 31, 2021

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

January 24, 2021

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... More

Tuffy Saginaw Engine Air Filter Replacement

January 17, 2021

When your experienced Tuffy Saginaw technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your air filter.An air filter do... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

January 10, 2021

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

January 3, 2021

Saginaw drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steeri... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Saginaw

January 1, 2021

Most Saginaw 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 Saginaw market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have bee... More