Car Care Tips

June 2017

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Homer Glen

There's a segment of the Homer Glen area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,0... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Homer Glen car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Homer Glen, Illinois, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive eng... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Homer Glen man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be "no." Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Homer Glen Driving

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Homer Glen, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Homer Glen dri... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen

Good vehicle care for us Homer Glen residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diffe... Read More

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