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The Tuffy Walled Lake Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Michigan right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Walled Lake, Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Walled Lake, Michigan, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Walled Lake, Michigan, they require the manufacturer to iss... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Walled Lake can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and progr... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Your browser does not support the video tag. Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injector... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Michigan Driving

Your browser does not support the video tag. Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Walled Lake knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Walled Lake area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladie... Read More

To Save Gas Around Walled Lake: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Your browser does not support the video tag.   One topic that hits the news in Michigan on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Michigan drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Walled Lake who don't want to add a car payment to our... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Walled Lake area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content an... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happe... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. Walled Lake drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring pu... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. At Tuffy Walled Lake we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. P... Read More

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