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Charge It in Walled Lake for Extended Battery Life

Your browser does not support the video tag. Here's an interesting statistic for our in Walled Lake, Michigan, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where y... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. S... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like.  If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Walled Lake: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Walled Lake drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Walled Lake can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – lik... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Walled Lake

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Tuffy Walled Lake Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 w... Read More

Tuffy Walled Lake Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Michigan! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel e... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Walled Lake: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Walled Lake when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Walled Lake drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. B... Read More

Tuffy Walled Lake Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Walled Lake residents to always use the proper type o... Read More

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