Car Care Tips

February 2014

Tuffy Portage Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Portage, it is easy to prevent. Tuffy Portage 7027 S. Westnedge Ave. Portage, Michigan 49002 269.327.9600 The mo... Read More

Power Steering Service Near Portage

Most of us living in the Portage area are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pum... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Portage

So you’ve bought a used car in the Portage area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Portage area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that y... Read More

Suspension Service In Portage At Tuffy Portage

When they hear the word 'suspension,' Portage car owners may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car’s suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Portage. Its job is to keep your whe... Read More

Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Portage

What is a cabin air filter? Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3. A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It fi... Read More

Air Conditioning Service In Portage

Hey Portage! Let's talk about one of our Michigan summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Portage auto owners to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs atten... Read More

Differential Service At Tuffy Portage

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Portage, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Portage service advisor that your differenti... Read More

Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Portage would like to give Portage motorists an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more speci... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Schoolcraft Michigan

A lot of gas is wasted in the Schoolcraft area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Portage drivers's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago in Portage, winter tires differed from highway ti... Read More

Latest Posts

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Differential Service
Drive Train
Emergency Items
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
none
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers

Archives

November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014

your local Tuffy, please enter your zip code or city and state for the location nearest you.