Car Care Tips

Tuffy Wyoming: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Wyoming streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon o... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Wyoming: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Wyoming. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Wyoming Today

Hello Wyoming drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Wyoming, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process cont... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Wyoming: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Wyoming we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replace... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Don't Be Fuelish

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... Read More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Wyoming in Wyoming

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Wyoming drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls heav... Read More

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

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan . So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Wyoming 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 ... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Wyoming

  Today we're talking to Wyoming drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Michigan folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, yo... Read More

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