Car Care Tips

January 2018

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Kentwood

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Kentwood can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Kentwood drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to l... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

{?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?}With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) for Better Performance

Hi Kentwood residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn i... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Kentwood

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do wit... Read More

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