For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

October 16, 2022

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Tiffin?

June 19, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in Tiffin and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Tiffin area roads today, and many more being developed. Y... More

Are There Blind Spots in Tiffin?

June 20, 2021

All Tiffin drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Tiffin.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can g... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

August 16, 2020

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Time for Differential Service at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus?

April 12, 2020

Hello Tiffin - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you'... More

Differential Service at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

February 11, 2020

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Tiffin, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Courtesy Auto Repair Plus service advisor that your differentia... More

Differential Service in Tiffin, Ohio - What You Need to Know

November 25, 2018

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Tiffin, Ohio, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. Som... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Tiffin

October 28, 2018

One Tiffin automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Tiffin, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and transm... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

May 20, 2018

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Tiffin, Ohio, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Tiffin drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that i... More

Vive la Differential at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin

May 16, 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... More