About 80% of the vehicles on Walled Lake roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Michigan. Some of the maintenance issues are mino...
Posted in Service Standards
on July 30, 2018
If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in Michigan was heading to work on a hot July day and not...
Posted in Transmission
on July 22, 2018
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Walled Lake drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more e...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 15, 2018
Today's Tuffy Walled Lake post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Walled Lake service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.B...
Posted in Fluids
on July 08, 2018
Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Walled Lake drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 04, 2018