Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights

August 29, 2021

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight ... More

Picking the Right Tires in Glendale Heights

August 22, 2021

Shopping for tires in Glendale Heights can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Glendale Heights are looking for maximum s... More

Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)

August 15, 2021

Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself. There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a weekend mechanic to replace brakes, adjust a carburetor or perform a tune-up. But vehicles are far mo... More

Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)

August 8, 2021

Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times. You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically. There were mechanical adjustments of a vehicle's timing, dwell, spark gap and idle mixture, too. Unless you like to ... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

August 1, 2021

Modern Glendale Heights vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minu... More

What Glendale Heights Customers like About Us at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

July 25, 2021

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights for our Glendale Heights customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Glendale Heights area customers. Even though we try to ... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

July 18, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Technician Training

July 11, 2021

Glendale Heights consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicle... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

July 4, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Make your Service Visit at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights a Good One

June 27, 2021

Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your p... More