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Let Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Kentwood area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Kentwood drivers want ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Kentwood, Michigan

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Kentwood, Michigan : emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Kentwood motoring public,... Read More

Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Kentwood service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine b... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE)?

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... Read More

Gas Savings in Kentwood: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Kentwood increase the cost of living for Michigan drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Kentwood vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like sche... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Kentwood

The hottest Michigan news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Kentwood. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Kentwo... 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 Kentw... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Kentwood

As Kentwood consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan , and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Kentwood man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be "no." Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Kentwood, Michigan

The median age for cars in the Kentwood, Michigan area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Kentwood (Kalamazoo Ave SE) we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Kentwood area, bring it into Tuffy Kentwood... Read More

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