Car Care Tips

Glendale Heights Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in Glendale Heights. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Glendale Heights drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few ye... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Glendale Heights Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Glendale Heights drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for Glendale Heights Drivers

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Glendale Heights drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we ... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights

Tires do a lot of work for Glendale Heights drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Glendale ... Read More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Glendale Heights drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer... Read More

Tracking True in Illinois: Wheel Alignment in Glendale Heights

The biggest issue for Glendale Heights area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of ... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the rad... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Many Glendale Heights car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This ... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Illinois folks were real sticklers about taking care of... Read More

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