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...
Posted in Automotive News
on March 28, 2014
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...
Posted in Parts
on March 20, 2014
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 18, 2014
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...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 06, 2014
There’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 a variety of symptoms when somet...
Posted in Diagnostics
on March 04, 2014