Car Care Tips

December 2014

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Portage motorists just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. Portage drivers live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive between Portage and Portage, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for... Read More

Portage Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Portage drivers, SUV auto makers publish two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Portage auto owners follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of ... Read More

PCV Valve Service At Tuffy Portage In Portage

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does an essential job for Portage auto owners. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engine’s running... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Kalamazoo is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet. These filters clean the air in the p... Read More

Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

At Tuffy Portage we get a lot of Portage car owners asking about car trip preparation. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Portage so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and won’t leave you str... Read More

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