If you're reading this article in Portage, Michigan, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Portage tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. ...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 30, 2018
Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Portage, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Eur...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 24, 2018
Some Portage drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Portage, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe...
Posted in Safety
on April 16, 2018
Have you ever had an experience like this in Portage, Michigan? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but...
Posted in Dashboard
on April 09, 2018
We don't want to think about it, but each Portage resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Michigan rescue workers.Rescue workers and Portage police are well aware of this ...
Posted in Emergency Items
on April 02, 2018