Car Care Tips

March 2015

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

Portage motorists' current vehicles have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids. It’s critical for Portage driver... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Portage we’ve had a lot of Portage, Kalamazoo, and Texas Township clients asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years in Michigan. The median age of personal vehicles is now ... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance At Tuffy Portage In Portage

Warm weather or cold, Portage drivers still need to think about their SUV’s air conditioning. Most Portage people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Portage, we can advise you on your 's preventive maintenance schedules for air conditiong service, ju... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Portage in Portage

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting ge... Read More

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