Automotive Tips from Tuffy Walled Lake: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

November 27, 2017

Walled Lake drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt 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... More

Breathe Deep in Walled Lake With a New Cabin Air Filter

November 21, 2017

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Walled Lake auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 t... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Walled Lake

November 14, 2017

Good vehicle care for us Walled Lake residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diff... More

Tracking True in Walled Lake: Wheel Alignment

November 6, 2017

At Tuffy Walled Lake, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Walled Lake alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. Then the alig... More

To Save Gas Around Walled Lake: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

November 1, 2017

One topic that hits the news in Michigan on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Michigan drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Walled Lake who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel econom... More