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Differential Service in Homer Glen, Illinois - What You Need To Know

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 Homer Glen, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you hav... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Homer Glen car owners! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your SUV feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good MPG. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to you... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today’s production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to tim... Read More

Diesel Maintenance For Illinois

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Illinois friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know th... Read More

Tire Maintenance In Mokena

With the recent focus in Mokena on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure. Homer Glen motorists know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving ... Read More

Shake It Up in Homer Glen!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, us Homer Glen drivers generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle’s wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wh... Read More

Talk To Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen About New Shoes For Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Homer Glen folks express themselves and personalize their SUV. But they aren’t as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several critical factors need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to... Read More

Automobile Fluids For Your SUV

If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in Homer Glen, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle? As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as yo... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Homer Glen, Illinois carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969? New cars sold in the Homer Glen area have as many as twelve networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Homer Glen and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness which can be distracting and will affec... Read More

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