3 Signs of Clutch Issues

3 Signs of Clutch Issues

For those of you who drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, you know how essential the clutch is to (literally) getting where you need to go. Your clutch is what allows the driver in a manual to shift gears. In an automatic, this process is performed (you guessed...
7 Items for Your Summer Trip Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

7 Items for Your Summer Trip Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Warmer weather is on the horizon; that means it’s time to plan for a ‘road trip’!  To ensure traveling is free of unforeseen mechanical issues, an ounce of prevention goes a long way.  Here are some proactive things you can do to get your vehicle ready for...
3 Reasons for Wheel Shaking

3 Reasons for Wheel Shaking

If you’ve ever driven down the freeway or a winding mountain road and your wheel begins to shake you know how concerning it can be. Whatever the cause, wheel shaking can be a sign of a serious issue with one or several components of your vehicle and should be taken...
How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Car

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Car

It’s officially winter next month and that means colder freezing temperatures, rain, and maybe even snow. And just like the summer season can affect how your car runs, cold weather can do the same. As we enter the coldest months of the year it’s important to be aware...
Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety Week

Kids are the pride and joy of many of our lives.  This week is child passenger safety week, and our team here at Courtesy Auto and Tire Repair of Tacoma wants to highlight best practices for keeping our little ones safe. It can be easy to overlook children being...
4 Important Fall Maintenance Checks

4 Important Fall Maintenance Checks

Fall Maintenance Checks to Keep You Safe Fall is just around the corner here in Tacoma. You can feel it in the air. The weather is cooling down, the leaves are starting to get that faint red hue, and no doubt you’ve noticed buses are back on the roads ferrying kids...