The Tuffy Holland Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

April 14, 2024

The team at Tuffy Holland in Holland, and MI car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Holland drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there someth... More

Power Failure (Broken Power Seat)

April 7, 2024

Know anyone who doesn't love a power seat in an SUV, a car, truck or van? They're convenient and precise in their adjustments. But when they break, oh, what a pain. Not only is it inconvenient, it may leave your seat position too close to the steering wheel or too far from the pedals. This is ... More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

March 31, 2024

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Holland car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Holland, MI, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufa... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Holland

March 24, 2024

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Holland, MI, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Holland streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas... More

Tuffy Holland Radiator Service

March 17, 2024

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Holland, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine ... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Holland

March 10, 2024

Today we want to talk to Holland drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though t... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

March 3, 2024

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

The Best Book that's Not a Best-Seller

February 25, 2024

Sometimes the movie is better than the book, sometimes it's the other way around. But when it comes to your vehicle, the best book of all is the owner's manual. The plot is simple: Owner wants long life and dependable performance from the vehicle, manual has the way to achieve that long life and... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Holland, MI

February 18, 2024

Every car in Holland, MI, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Visible ... More

The Truth about Tire Pressure (Tire Inflation)

February 11, 2024

Most light vehicles (under 10,000 pounds/4,500 kg) in North America sold from 2008 model year on have a feature that many people are confused about. It's the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). You may have some experience with it yourself if you own a newer vehicle. Vehicles with TPMS hav... More