Differential Service at Tuffy Walled Lake

October 11, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Walled Lake, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Walled Lake service advisor that your differential n... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

September 30, 2022

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Walled Lake, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Walled Lake drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's underst... More

Differential Service in Walled Lake, Michigan - What You Need to Know

September 26, 2022

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 have a differen... More

Are There Blind Spots in Walled Lake?

September 13, 2022

All Walled Lake drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Walled Lake.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Walled Lake

September 3, 2022

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

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Walled Lake in Walled Lake

July 30, 2022

There are a lot of drivers in Walled Lake 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 Walled Lake folks don't eve... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

July 10, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Lease or Buy?

July 4, 2022

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Walled Lake drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pay... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

May 1, 2022

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

The Best Test

March 15, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More