Car Care Tips

January 2020

Budget for Maintenance in Saginaw

Sometimes busy Saginaw residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Michigan in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced t... Read More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Saginaw, 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, ca... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Saginaw

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Saginaw for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars ... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Saginaw

All of us in Saginaw know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Saginaw technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be chan... Read More

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