Car Care Tips

March 2016

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Portage

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Portage drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive mainten... Read More

What's up with Diesels in Portage?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicle... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If... Read More

Tuffy Portage Alternator Replacement Service in Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Portage is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Portage in Portage for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Breathe Free in Portage: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Portage drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car n... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Your browser does not support the video tag. Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last u... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Portage drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Portage can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from u... Read More

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