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Automotive Tips from Courtesy Auto Repair Plus: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Tiffin. The timing belts important job is... Read More

Fears and Gears (Signs of Automatic Transmission Problems)

Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of shifting your own gears are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time in the wrong place. Here are some signs to look out for that may mean you ar... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Tiffin Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Tiffin drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down whil... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Courtesy Auto Repair Plus in Tiffin

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a stan... Read More

The Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Tiffin drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Tiffin. You started out in a lower gear and shifte... Read More

Tiffin Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Tiffin driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Tiffin residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is ... Read More

Transmission Care in Tiffin, Ohio

Do you have any plans around Tiffin, Ohio, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's a... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Tiffin

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... 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

Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Auto Tips and Videos: 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 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 brok... Read More

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