Car Care Tips

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Homer Glen drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Homer Glen

There’s not much Homer Glen drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave st... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Homer Glen conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't m... Read More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Homer Glen

Night driving in Homer Glen is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just ca... Read More

Hey Homer Glen Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Nowadays, Homer Glen drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping... Read More

Homer Glen Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Homer Glen residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen is really a lot more com... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Homer Glen require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also som... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Homer Glen, Illinois

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Homer Glen, Illinois, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Homer Glen, Illinois, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle  free o... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen we've had a lot of Homer Glen customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Illinois. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine ye... Read More

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