Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)

March 28, 2021

If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil. It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it. Mobil's oil was different from conventional motor oil because it was first broken down to its basic molecules. Then, Mobil removed additional imp... More

Deciphering the Tuffy Saginaw Menu Board

March 21, 2021

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Saginaw, Michigan, service centers like Tuffy Saginaw have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabetical orde... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

March 14, 2021

Most Saginaw drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehic... More

Saginaw Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

March 7, 2021

Any Saginaw driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Saginaw residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is ... More