Car Care Tips

September 2016

Smart Portage Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Your browser does not support the video tag. Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because ... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Portage in Portage: Synthetic Oil

Your browser does not support the video tag. When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose t... Read More

Hey Portage Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Nowadays, Portage drivers are paying more at Michigan gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Michigan drivers are putting o... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Portage man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car ... Read More

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