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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Video: There are several important factors that go into how often Glendale Heights drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Ill... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Video: Everyone in Glendale Heights, Illinois eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Glendale Heights, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into sever... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Glendale Heights

Video: Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehi... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Glendale Heights

Video: About 90% of our driving decisions in the Glendale Heights area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Glendale Heights drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Serpentine Belt Overview

Video: The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by t... Read More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Glendale Heights

Video: Night driving in Glendale Heights is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we j... Read More

Cooling System Components

Video: Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Glendale Heights auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical sy... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Video: Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Glendale Heights roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your periph... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Glendale Heights

Video: We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Glendale Heights automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortun... Read More

Should Glendale Heights Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

Video: So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the followin... Read More

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