Higher Tiffin fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Tiffin drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fuel p...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on October 11, 2016
Many Tiffin drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 02, 2016
Anyone that drives a car in Tiffin knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 26, 2016
Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Tiffin drivers. A lot of us in Tiffin don't know what a differential is or what it's for. ...
Posted in Differential Service
on September 18, 2016
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Tiffin drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Ohio drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Courtesy Auto Repair Plus, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 13, 2016
Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Tiffin drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balance t...
Posted in Drive Train
on September 05, 2016
Most Tiffin drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 29, 2016
A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Ohio news. Tiffin people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.
A lot of Tiffin motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuter...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 22, 2016
People near Tiffin, Ohio often ask Courtesy Auto Repair Plus how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual, or have your Tiffin, Ohio service advisor at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus look up your vehicle in a service databas...
Posted in Service Intervals
on August 16, 2016
Virtually all vehicles come with power steering so many Tiffin drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years,...
Posted in Steering
on August 07, 2016