Warm weather or cold, Homer Glen drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Homer Glen people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive mainte...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on July 30, 2018
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Homer Glen. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on July 24, 2018
Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Homer Glen drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm)...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 17, 2018
Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ...
Posted in Fluids
on July 09, 2018
Homer Glen drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From th...
Posted in Cooling System
on July 03, 2018