Car Care Tips

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Glendale Heights

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

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 mech... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

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 you... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Glendale Heights

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.... Read More

Should Glendale Heights Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

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

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Illinois right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Glendale Heights, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the v... Read More

To Save Gas Around Glendale Heights: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

  One topic that hits the news in Illinois on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Illinois drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Glendale Heights who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve o... Read More

Glendale Heights Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Glendale Heights residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights is really a ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Glendale Heights residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Glendale Heights drivers generally accept that many things in life require r... Read More

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