There are so many tire choices in the Portage area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Portage area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your frien...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 30, 2016
Most Portage folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in ...
Posted in Automotive News
on October 24, 2016
Today in the Tuffy Portage auto care blog, we're going to talk to Portage drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Portage customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufacturer...
Posted in Fluids
on October 17, 2016
Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ...
Posted in Battery
on October 09, 2016
Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:the radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like t...
Posted in Cooling System
on October 02, 2016