Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p...
Posted in Battery
on May 31, 2017
The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Ohio residents to review their finances. More and more Tiffin drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on May 24, 2017
There are a lot of drivers in Tiffin who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Ohio these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Tiffin folks don't even have to thin...
Posted in Drive Train
on May 16, 2017
Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Tiffin, Ohio, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then ther...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 08, 2017
The team at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin, and Ohio car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Tiffin drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is ...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 01, 2017