What Holland Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

November 27, 2022

There are some things drivers should know about Holland car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Holland cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Holland in Holland wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the foundation for a mu... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Holland, Michigan

November 20, 2022

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Holland, Michigan.Unless they drive a vintage car, Holland auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sc... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Holland in Holland

November 13, 2022

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Holland residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Holland is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control computers in... More

Stuck! (Vehicle Door Issues)

November 6, 2022

This may have happened to you. You drive somewhere and get out of your vehicle only to try closing the door and it just won't stay closed! What a helpless feeling. You can't lock it; you can't leave it like it is. Or, let's say you head down to your vehicle to head out to work in the morning a... More

Holland Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

October 30, 2022

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Holland on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered signif... More

What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)

October 23, 2022

You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go. But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS. The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out the right mi... More

Wasteful Thinking

October 16, 2022

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

October 9, 2022

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Holland drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that ... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Holland

October 2, 2022

Some Holland drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Holland, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe... More

Don't Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)

September 25, 2022

We've all heard that expression, "That's a non starter." When it comes to your vehicle, that's not music to a driver's ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the engine crank, you hear it slowly turn over and your dash lights go dim. There can be many reaso... More