Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

June 28, 2020

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

June 21, 2020

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Battery Testing

June 14, 2020

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Glendale Heights drivers and its tempting to put off buying a n... More

Glendale Heights Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

June 7, 2020

Any Glendale Heights driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that if it ain't broke, don't fix it is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Glendale Heights residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good e... More