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 move th...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 28, 2018
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...
Posted in Headlamps
on January 21, 2018
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 t...
Posted in Service Intervals
on January 15, 2018
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 comprehen...
Posted in Exhaust
on January 07, 2018
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 pa...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 03, 2018