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What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you've bought a used vehicle in the Portage area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Portage area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you ... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Your browser does not support the video tag. Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Portage driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection b... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Portage drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all ... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Portage Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Portage drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Portage area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when fami... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Portage Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Portage drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Portage area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when fami... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Portage. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Portage in Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Portage drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Portage, our team will check y... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Portage.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Portage

So you’ve bought a used car in the Portage area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Portage area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that y... Read More

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