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When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Video: Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Glendale Heights drivers. A lot of us in Gl... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Glendale Heights Motorists

Video: Glendale Heights residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, ... Read More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

Video: No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... Read More

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

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