Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ...
Posted in Fluids
on January 17, 2021
Night driving in Tiffin is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't ...
Posted in Headlamps
on January 10, 2021
Modern Tiffin vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things...
Posted in Diagnostics
on January 03, 2021
Let's face it. New vehicles are expensive, so finding a good used one can save drivers a lot of money. It's tempting to look through ads, find a private seller who has what you're looking for and pay a price you think is a great deal. But when you go over to look at a used car, do you really k...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on January 01, 2021
Most drivers love how easy it is to turn their vehicles, and they have power steering to thank. Engineers have figured out a way to take some of your engine's power to help you turn. Without it, steering can be quite a chore. New power systems are electric, but there are still plenty of the old...
Posted in Steering
on December 27, 2020
Today in our Courtesy Auto Repair Plus blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Tiffin with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, wate...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 20, 2020
Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop...
Posted in Steering
on December 13, 2020
Knowing how their engine works can help Tiffin drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down whil...
Posted in Timing Belt
on December 06, 2020
Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to de...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 29, 2020
Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic...
Posted in Suspension
on November 22, 2020