Car Care Tips

March 2014

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe On Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer... The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their car. The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wh... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly pricey repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Portage drivers take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our critical timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over... Read More

Gas Savings In Portage: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Portage increase the cost of living for Michigan car owners. You’ve probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Portage vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – lik... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Schoolcraft Drivers Need to Know

Looking at getting some new tires? The choices at Schoolcraft tire stores can be a little overwhelming. Suppose you have an SUV and are trying to decide between all season tires or some that are also rated for off-highway. Do you get off the payment on the outskirts of Schoolcraft m... Read More

Automotive Detective Work In Portage

Your browser does not support videoThere’s a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Portage. Figuring out what’s wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out what’s wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce... Read More

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