Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)

June 26, 2022

You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times. By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side. When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facility soon because you could have a serious problem. Many things can cause a vehicle to lean. You may have pro... More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Holland, Michigan

June 19, 2022

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Holland, Michigan, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Holland, Michigan, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. The m... More

The Tuffy Holland Guide to Tire Specs

June 12, 2022

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Holland service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manag... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Holland: Signs of an Alignment Problem

June 5, 2022

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 an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Whil... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Holland

May 29, 2022

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 happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

May 22, 2022

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Holland

May 17, 2022

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Holland use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Holland a... More

Drivers that "T" Us Off (Bad Driving Practices)

May 8, 2022

We've all seen drivers who do things thatlet's be frankreally irritate us. They're inconsiderate, can put people in danger and make the road a much less friendly place. They really "T" us off. These are the bad drivers who fit their description to a "T." The Tailgater. You've seen this terr... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

May 1, 2022

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Fears and Gears (Signs of Automatic Transmission Problems)

April 24, 2022

Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of shifting your own gears are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time in the wrong place. Here are some signs to look out for that may mean you ar... More