Today's Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Kentwood drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules app...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 25, 2019
The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 18, 2019
A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on August 11, 2019
You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl...
Posted in Fluids
on August 04, 2019