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...
What to Keep in Your Disaster Kit to Stay Prepared on the Road

What to Keep in Your Disaster Kit to Stay Prepared on the Road

If you’ve got plans to hit the road this summer it’s a good idea to make sure you’re prepared! In addition to maintenance, tire pressure, and fluid level checks, it’s a great idea to make sure you have the basic necessities in case of an emergency. It’s no fun to...
Identifying Different Smells Coming From Your A/C

Identifying Different Smells Coming From Your A/C

During these hot, hot days it’s always a relief to get in that car and crank the A/C to full blast. But have you ever gotten in your car and turned on your A/C just to be hit by wall of smells coming from your A/C? It can be horrible and quickly make any comfortable...
Why Oil Changes Are Important

Why Oil Changes Are Important

Have you ever gotten busy with life and forgotten to change your oil? If you have, you’re not alone. Depending on driving conditions, make, and model, oil changes should be between 3,000 and 10,000 miles. But what happens when you don’t get an oil change...