Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mo...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 31, 2017
Hello Homer Glen - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So yo...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 22, 2017
In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Homer Glen. The timing belt’s important j...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 18, 2017
Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Homer Glen drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Homer Glen area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, whe...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 11, 2017
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Homer Glen area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving...
Posted in Headlamps
on October 01, 2017