Car Care Tips

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Clio

There's a segment of the Clio 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... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Clio

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... Read More

Tuffy Clio Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Clio drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be li... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Clio Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Clio, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your ow... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Clio in Clio

There are a lot of drivers in Clio who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a t... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Clio

Many Clio car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated b... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Clio, Michigan

Clio auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Clio, Michigan, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good ca... Read More

Wishy-Washy in Clio

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?The best thing is to make su... Read More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Clio

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Clio auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn you... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Clio

There are a lot of things in life that Clio residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Clio dentist twice a year ... Read More

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