Car Care Tips

Hitting the Brakes in Kentwood

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Kentwood drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspe... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Kentwood Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Kentwood area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is yo... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE): Passing the Smell Test

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Kentwood residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but someti... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Kentwood

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Kentwood. If you took an informal poll around Kentwood you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most p... Read More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Kentwood

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Kentwood. If you took an informal poll around Kentwood you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most p... Read More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Kentwood

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Kentwood. If you took an informal poll around Kentwood you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most p... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Ken... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) in Kentwood: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more e... Read More

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