The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

April 28, 2019

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Synthetic Oil for Glendale Heights Autos

April 21, 2019

If you are a driver in Glendale Heights and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil... More

Glendale Heights Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

April 14, 2019

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Glendale Heights, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the c... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

April 7, 2019

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Glendale Heights people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Glendale Heights motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. The... More