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Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Saginaw

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Saginaw article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Saginaw with you... Read More

Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates.That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... Read More

Tuffy Saginaw: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Saginaw streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas tha... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Saginaw in Saginaw

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... Read More

Tuffy Saginaw Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Saginaw drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Saginaw fuel system cleaning: Over time, the vehi... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Saginaw?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Saginaw?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Michigan approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New a... Read More

Tuffy Saginaw On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Saginaw, Michigan, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Saginaw

As Saginaw consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our st... Read More

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

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

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