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February 2016

Below 45 Degrees in Tiffin: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Tiffin drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Ohio drivers ran out and ... Read More

Suspension Service In Tiffin At Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Tiffin may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Tiffin. Its job is to keep your wheels firmly ... Read More

Trip Inspection at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin

Tiffin drivers love their cars. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Tiffin drivers can't always avoid problem... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Tiffin Ride

 It seems like everywhere you go in the Tiffin area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter, are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Ohio auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Tiffin driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus ... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Tiffin

So you've bought a used car in the Tiffin area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Tiffin area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you've sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you wanted to... Read More

Keep Your Cool In Tiffin: Air Conditioning Service

Most Tiffin drivers don't even think about their car Now here's a tip for Tiffin vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Ohio winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually removes some of the moisture in the a... Read More

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

 When all of your vehicle's 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 vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Tiffin... Read More

Which Item is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Tiffin?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Tiffin?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Ohio – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airbags co... Read More

Automotive Tips from Courtesy Auto Repair Plus: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

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 car when you drive around Tiffin.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing be... Read More

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