The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Portage.An old timing belt can lose a "tooth" in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing b...
Posted in Timing Belt
on December 17, 2017
Most Portage drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 10, 2017
As Portage consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Michigan, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 03, 2017