What Tiffin Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

June 9, 2024

There are some things drivers should know about Tiffin car service and repair. First and foremost, Courtesy Auto Repair Plus cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes t... More

Strutting Your Stuff (Shocks and Struts)

June 2, 2024

Ever wonder how your vehicle is able to move over bumps, potholes and other irregularities in the road and you hardly feel a vibration in the cabin? Its your shocks and struts doing the hard work along with the rest of your suspension and tires. They keep the ride smooth and are important for yo... More

Rubber Match (Tire Replacement)

May 26, 2024

A set of new tires isn't probably high on anyone's list of exciting purchases. But since your life is literally riding on them, it's probably a good idea to know when it's time for you to buy new ones. If you've been feeling your vehicle slipping more in wet weather or it takes a longer distance... More

Rear Window?Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)

May 19, 2024

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go... More

Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)

May 12, 2024

You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes. They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and literally punch holes in the road. And when your vehicle hits one of those holes that's big enough, the... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

May 5, 2024

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

Prepare Your Windshield for Winter (Wiper Blades and Fluid for Freezing Temperatures)

April 28, 2024

Winter and freezing temperatures present challenges for different parts of your vehicles. For example, winter tires give you better traction on snow. But some parts of your vehicle that may need special attention for winter are your windshield wipers. You may have found yourself in the middle o... More

Motor Oil?The Synthetic Advantage (Synthetic oil vs Conventional)

April 21, 2024

Youve probably already heard that regular oil changes are extremely important for the health of your vehicles engine. Thats sound advice. But what you might not know is when it comes to motor oil, the real thing may not be the best thing for your engine. There are different types of motor oil: ... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Tiffin

April 14, 2024

There's a segment of the Tiffin area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilomete... More

Steering You Right (Power Steering Signs of Problems)

April 7, 2024

Nearly every modern vehicle on the road today has power steering, a wonderful invention that makes steering take far less effort than it did in the "good old days." Today, we take our steering for granted: until something goes wrong, that is. Most power steering these days is rack-and-pinion, th... More