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Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

If you haven't shopped in the Glendale Heights area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Glendale Heights, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights, and Illinois car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Glendale Heights drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that prevent... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Glendale Heights residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Illinois temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Glendale Heights drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Glendale Heights drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Glendale Heights drivers have bought a set of wheels that caug... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perfo... Read More

The Edible Engine

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents.  After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire.  They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fi... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Glendale Heights residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “oil change” every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are v... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Glendale Heights

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal s... Read More

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