Car Care Tips

June 2015

Tuffy Portage Helps You Decipher The Menu Board: Part 2

Portage service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Portage drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed. Tuffy Portage fuel system cleaning: Over t... Read More

Portage Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Portage in Portage Michigan is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So... Read More

Defensive Driving In Portage Michigan

There was a man in Portage who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just Kidding!) When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home... Read More

Portage Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of Portage car owners driving around on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your SUV tire’... Read More

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