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Kentwood drivers rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your SUV engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it’s cooled by...
Posted in Cooling System
on January 31, 2014
When winter approaches in Kentwood Michigan , we break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing you want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to be saf...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 22, 2014
One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) in Kentwood Michigan is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons fo...
Posted in Service Standards
on January 15, 2014
The price of gas has got everyone talking. It seems that people who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are especially hit hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel economy. First le...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 10, 2014
If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in Grand Rapids, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle? As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as ...
Posted in Fluids
on January 02, 2014