Holland Road Trip Preparation

April 11, 2021

People from Holland, Michigan, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Michigan road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you c... More

When You Hear the Crash in Holland: What to Do After an Accident

April 7, 2021

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Holland Drivers

April 6, 2021

Holland residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle 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 ... More

Straight and True in Holland: Wheel Alignment

April 5, 2021

Most Holland folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Holland ... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Holland Power Steering Service

April 4, 2021

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

April 4, 2021

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

April 3, 2021

Today, Tuffy Holland is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Holland are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questio... More

Keeping Your Car Young in Holland

April 2, 2021

As Holland consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our st... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Holland: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

April 1, 2021

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Holland drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

March 31, 2021

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More