Defensive Driving in Holland, Michigan

October 31, 2021

There was a man in the Holland area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

October 24, 2021

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Holland: Alignment Inspection

October 17, 2021

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Holland drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Holland will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspension and s... More

Let Tuffy Holland Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

October 10, 2021

Holland area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Holland drivers want to... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Holland: Serpentine Belt System Wear

October 8, 2021

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Holland drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not comple... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Holland in Holland

October 7, 2021

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Holland

October 6, 2021

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Holland, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Holland drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, y... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Holland

October 5, 2021

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Michigan residents to review their finances. More and more Holland drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today ... More

Tuffy Holland Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

October 3, 2021

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Holland residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the... More