Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights?

February 28, 2021

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Glendale Heights drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete la... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Advice on Buying New Tires

February 21, 2021

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Glendale Heights driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Illinois seasons.Glendale Heights off-roaders should be excited abo... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

February 14, 2021

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

February 7, 2021

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Glendale Heights drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near t... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

January 31, 2021

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Introduction to Diesels for Glendale Heights, Illinois

January 24, 2021

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Glendale Heights, Illinois, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in E... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

January 17, 2021

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

January 10, 2021

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... More

Before You Buy that Used Vehicle (Having a Used Car Inspected Before Buying)

January 3, 2021

Let's face it. New vehicles are expensive, so finding a good used one can save drivers a lot of money. It's tempting to look through ads, find a private seller who has what you're looking for and pay a price you think is a great deal. But when you go over to look at a used car, do you really k... More

The Right Oil for the Season (Engine Oil Viscosity)

January 1, 2021

As the temperatures plunge, certain types of engine oil may not flow as easily as they did when it was warmer. Makes sense, doesn't it? Just like molasses gets thicker as the temperature goes down, engine oil does the same thing. So, maybe you're wondering if you have to change your oil as the s... More