Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)

November 27, 2022

Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it. That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust system has a leak in it, it may be allowing poisonous gases inside your vehicle and could make you serio... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Walled Lake in Walled Lake

October 10, 2022

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Walled Lake residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Walled Lake is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control comp... More

Walled Lake Exhaust and Emissions Service

August 22, 2022

Many Walled Lake residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, 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 days.For examp... More

Sounds Like a Hot Rod (Noisy Exhaust System)

September 20, 2020

Driving along, your exhaust system's rumbling so loud that people turn and stare at you pass by. You're wondering when the police are going to pull you over for illegal noise. Your mind immediately thinks, aha! A broken muffler. Well, your exhaust system is composed of many more parts than just... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

June 14, 2020

Most Walled Lake drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your v... More

Tuffy Walled Lake Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

November 11, 2018

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Walled Lake

May 21, 2018

Hello Walled Lake! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Michigan vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government ... More

Tuffy Walled Lake Service for Your Exhaust System

October 8, 2017

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Walled Lake: Passing the Smell Test

November 7, 2016

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Walled Lake residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we ... More

Walled Lake Exhaust And Emissions Service

August 28, 2014

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 its too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Walled Lake is really a lot more comprehensive these ... More