Car Care Tips

Picking the Right Tires in Homer Glen

Shopping for tires in Homer Glen can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tire... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Illinois! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maxim... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Homer Glen

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... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Homer Glen residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital t... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Homer Glen, Illinois Vehicle

How do Homer Glen drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must cert... Read More

Fuel for Thought

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like.  You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them.  You have to constantly make steering adjustments.  Loose steering is slop... Read More

Steering Clear in Homer Glen

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Equals Good Fuel Economy in Homer Glen

Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Homer Glen drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Illinois, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through preve... Read More

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Check Engine Light
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Differential Service
Drive Train
Emergency Items
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Following Recommended Intervals
Fuel Economy
Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers

Archives

September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014

your local Tuffy, please enter your zip code or city and state for the location nearest you.