Severe Service Requirements

October 22, 2023

A lot of Holland drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of auto... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

September 24, 2023

If you've ever been driving around Holland and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field of... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

May 28, 2023

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, MI folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do withou... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Holland, MI

April 30, 2023

The median age for cars in the Holland, MI area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Holland we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Holland area, bring it into Tuffy Holland for high-mileage maintenance.90 Wave... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Holland Car Owners

March 21, 2023

A generation ago, Holland drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Holland shop every year or two for repairs seem... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Holland

February 12, 2023

There's a segment of the Holland area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilomet... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

January 1, 2023

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Holland

December 11, 2022

The hottest Michigan news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Holland. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Holland can do t... More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

September 18, 2022

If you're reading this article in Holland, Michigan, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Holland tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your he... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Holland

July 31, 2022

Good vehicle care for us Holland residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen... More