Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Auto Tips and Videos: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

November 27, 2015

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your automobile. An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slip or a broken ... More

Which Item is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Tiffin?

November 18, 2015

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Tiffin? Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Tiffin approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across th... More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

November 17, 2015

When all of your vehicles wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Tiffin can cause your SUV's wheels to be out of alignment. Driving for an extended time in Tiff... More

Keep Your Cool In Tiffin: Air Conditioning Service

November 5, 2015

Most Tiffin drivers don't even think about their car air conditioning system unless it fails. Thats because many Tiffin and Fostoria motorists don't really understand that auto A/Cs need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why they fail. First, like every machine, the... More

Severe Service Requirements

November 4, 2015

A lot of Tiffin auto owners have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer ... More

The Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

November 4, 2015

The automotive professionals at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus would like to give Tiffin car owners an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becomin... More