There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be ...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 19, 2017
So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following:
1. Most of your tr...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 12, 2017
So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Tiffin?Is it:
A Soft Drink, or
Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving, but if you chos...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 05, 2017
Today in the Courtesy Auto Repair Plus auto care blog, we're going to talk to Tiffin drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Courtesy Auto Repair Plus customers. For example, recently four of the world's lar...
Posted in Fluids
on February 26, 2017
Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Tiffin, but not in your car. When Tiffin residents' cars AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more comfortable dr...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on February 19, 2017
A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Tiffin area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.
Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Tiffin can conserve fue...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 12, 2017
Today at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Tiffin area. Some newer vehicle model...
Posted in Warranty
on February 07, 2017
Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.
When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out o...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 29, 2017
Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Ohio spends two and a half hours daily in their car.The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive dr...
Posted in Drive Train
on January 24, 2017
Any Tiffin driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Tiffin residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the ser...
Posted in Timing Belt
on January 17, 2017