The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 28, 2017
All of us in Homer Glen know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your a...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on September 13, 2017
All new passenger vehicles on our Homer Glen, Illinois, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 04, 2017