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Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Homer Glen Drivers

Video: Hello, Homer Glen residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Homer Glen auto owners don't need to filter the... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Homer Glen

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Homer Glen automotive service and repair ind... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen in Homer Glen

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Warm weather or cold, Homer Glen drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Homer Glen people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen, we can advise y... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Homer Glen. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Homer Glen drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm)... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Video: Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Homer Glen

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Homer Glen drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's co... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When Homer Glen drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Homer Glen drivers don't thi... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen in Homer Glen, and Illinois car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Homer Glen drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—o... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen in Homer Glen

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Homer Glen drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Hom... Read More

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