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Keeping Your Engine Cool in Tiffin, Ohio

The cooling system keeps Ohio vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Tiffin. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Tiffin drivers associate with the ... Read More

Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)

When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues. But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well.Here are a few things that can happen if a vehicle isn't driven enough. When the engine doesn't operate, the oil isn't lubricating. That means so... Read More

Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)

So your vehicle won't start. What's the first thing that comes to mind? Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas? Well, those are all reasons that make sense. But your vehicle may be refusing to start because one of its computers is being warned that to do so might damage it. Here's ... Read More

Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Tiffin driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Ohio seasons.Tiffin off-roaders should be excited about the options available... Read More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!).You have a wheel... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Tiffin. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understand... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Tiffin?

All Tiffin drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Tiffin.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can g... Read More

Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)

Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt. When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own vehicles. And to protect the paint and its luster, there are a few things to keep in mind when you ge... Read More

Engine Hydration for Tiffin Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

Many Tiffin drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to yo... Read More

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