It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

July 14, 2024

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Holland in Holland

July 7, 2024

During an inspection at Tuffy Holland in Holland, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. There are several var... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Holland

June 30, 2024

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Holland for a check up.In today's Tuffy Holland auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Holland residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner t... More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

June 23, 2024

Have you ever had an experience like this in Holland, MI? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but stays on. By... More

The Importance of Holland Drivers Following Service Intervals

June 16, 2024

Today in our Tuffy Holland blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Holland with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the la... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Holland: Timing Belt Overview

June 9, 2024

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Holland. The timing belts important job i... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Holland

June 2, 2024

A lot of people get custom wheels in Holland. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Holland t... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Holland

May 26, 2024

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Holland Motorists

May 19, 2024

Holland residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the f... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Holland, MI

May 12, 2024

Holland auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Holland, MI, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of yo... More