Muffler: Victim of Winter (Muffler Repair)

September 25, 2021

So you almost got through the winter until, one day, your muffler started sounding like a dragster, loud and obnoxious. It's not surprising. All that road salt and brine can cause rust to punch holes in a muffler, and that should raise a big, red warning flag about the safety of your vehicle. O... More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Holland in Holland

September 19, 2021

Tires do a lot of work for Holland drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Holland. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. Wit... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

September 12, 2021

Some of us Holland drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Michigan, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The ... More

Procrastination Prevention in Holland

September 5, 2021

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Holland: Passing the Smell Test

August 29, 2021

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Holland 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 forg... More

Maintenance on My Mind

August 22, 2021

Ask any Holland man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in... More

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

August 15, 2021

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling. One driver in Michigan was heading to work on a hot July day and not... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

August 8, 2021

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Holland

August 1, 2021

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More

Ask Tuffy Holland About the Importance of Service Intervals

July 25, 2021

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 with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your ele... More