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Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Video: Hello Glendale Heights! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States govern... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Glendale Heights

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. All modern Glendale Heights vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Glendale Heights drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the ri... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Equals Good Fuel Economy in Glendale Heights

Video: Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Glendale Heights drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Illinois, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through... Read More

Why People in Glendale Heights Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Glendale Heights, Illinois, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into someth... Read More

Lease or Buy?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Glendale Heights drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an init... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injector... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Anyone who drives a car in Glendale Heights knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and ... Read More

Emergency Items for Glendale Heights

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Safe Illinois travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights. But there are other things Glendale Heights residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some a... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Bad air quality while you're driving around Glendale Heights is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know abou... Read More

Fuel for Thought

Video: If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

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