Something you’re going to be hearing a lot about around Portage, Michigan is diesel engines. We’re not talking about semi-trucks and buses – We’re talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs. Most people in Portage, Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 27, 2016
Today Tuffy Portage is talking about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Michigan are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.
Posted in Fluids
on January 22, 2016
Portage motorists may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Portage come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around Portage have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system – called TPMS – consists of...
Posted in Monitoring System
on January 19, 2016
Your brake pads are the vital parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your auto. 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 exposed and you’ll hear a squ...
Posted in Brakes
on January 13, 2016