Let Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

August 13, 2023

Tiffin area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Tiffin drivers want to h... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

June 11, 2023

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

May 7, 2023

These days many people in the Tiffin area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintenan... More

Courtesy Auto Repair Plus and the Maintenance Mindset

February 26, 2023

When it comes to their vehicles, some Tiffin residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Tiffin drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but just m... More

Courtesy Auto Repair Plus: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

November 27, 2022

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Tiffin streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas that... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin

November 7, 2021

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... More

New School: Automotive Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Technician Training

March 28, 2021

Tiffin consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have mad... More

The Importance of Tiffin Drivers Following Service Intervals

December 20, 2020

Today in our Courtesy Auto Repair Plus blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Tiffin with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, wate... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

November 15, 2020

At Courtesy Auto Repair Plus we've had a lot of Tiffin customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Ohio. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of ... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

June 21, 2020

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Ohio folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do with... More