Car Care Tips

October 2015

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen Auto Service and Maintenance Videos: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt is to provide critical traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely ... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

Today we're talking to Homer Glen car owners about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Illinois folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very . Without shocks, you... Read More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

There are a lot of things in life that Homer Glen residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Homer Glen dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up on... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Homer Glen car owners can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Illinois interstates. If one of the front ti... Read More

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