Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

August 1, 2021

Modern vehicles in and around Saginaw run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Saginaw drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really s... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Saginaw in Saginaw

March 22, 2020

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Saginaw road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump - ... More

PCV Valve Replacement

January 12, 2020

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, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hang... More

Saginaw Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

December 8, 2019

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Saginaw, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Saginaw in Saginaw

September 10, 2019

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More