Car Care Tips

July 2015

Diesel Maintenance For Michigan

At Tuffy Portage we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel In Kalamazoo

Under-inflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Kalamazoo area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes... Read More

What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Tuffy Portage

Okay. You went to your local Portage car wash and while your SUV was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the SUV! You head for the nearest Portage service station, but on the way, the check engine l... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings vital for Portage car owners? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Portage post, we’ll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very vital job while you drive around Kalamazoo, M... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Portage

There are a lot of things in life that Portage residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Portage dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a y... Read More

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