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Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Walled Lake, Michigan

Every car in Walled Lake, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau re... Read More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Walled Lake?

Hello Walled Lake - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So y... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Walled Lake

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Walled Lake, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Walled Lake drivers should do in case of an accident:When an ac... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Detroit?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Walled Lake and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Walled Lake area roads today, and many mo... Read More

Drive Train Service in Walled Lake at Tuffy Walled Lake

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance ... Read More

Viva la Differential At Tuffy Walled Lake In Walled Lake

There are a lot of Walled Lake people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Wall... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know In Walled Lake

One Walled Lake automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Detroit, but they're very essential. First let's define what the driveline is: Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of t... Read More

Differential Service in Walled Lake Michigan - What You Need To Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don’t know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Walled Lake, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you ha... Read More

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