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Walled Lake Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Your browser does not support video Let’s talk about air quality in Walled Lake. It’s a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Walled Lake auto owners began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your v... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles In Walled Lake Michigan

Before the recession hit, the median age for cars in the Walled Lake Michigan area (zip code: 48390) was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Walled Lake we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Detroit... Read More

Breathe Free In Walled Lake: Cabin Air Filter Replacement At Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support video There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Walled Lake auto owners' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your ca... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Walled Lake in Walled Lake for Better Performance

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 in the engine. Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel... Read More

Smart Walled Lake Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Your browser does not support videoEngines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are ... Read More

Walled Lake Exhaust And Emissions Service

Many Walled Lake drivers don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintanance than just tailpipes and mufflers. And if you can see smoke, or if it’s too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Walled Lake is really a lot more comprehensive these... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance At Tuffy Walled Lake In Walled Lake

Warm weather or cold, Walled Lake drivers still need to think about their SUV’s air conditioning. Most Walled Lake people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Walled Lake, we can advise you on your 's preventive maintenance schedules for air conditiong... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Walled Lake

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Walled Lake automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either. ... Read More

Saving Lives In Walled Lake With Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Walled Lake Michigan roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most importa... Read More

Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear Walled Lake drivers say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever befo... Read More

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