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Tuffy Portage Automotive Tips: Alternator

Video: Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows, and everything you plug into the... Read More

Charge It In Portage For Extended Battery Life

Video: Here's an interesting statistic for our auto owners in Portage, Michigan: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely h... Read More

Tuffy Portage Auto Service and Maintenance Videos: Making a Battery Last Longer

Video: One thing all Portage car owners can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Portage can help maintain your battery. Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like fr... Read More

Battery Replacement At Tuffy Portage In Portage

Video: Hello, welcome to Tuffy Portage. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Portage runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we’re most concerned with here at Tuffy Portage are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV rem... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Today’s report from Tuffy Portage is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn’t. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Portage veh... Read More

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