Car Care Tips

April 2016

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Portage drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace the... Read More

The Tuffy Portage Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Portage drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Portage. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for h... Read More

Hey Portage Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Higher Portage fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Portage drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel... Read More

Keeping Your Portage Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter?A. A filter for your Portage house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters o... Read More

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