Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

July 31, 2022

Glendale Heights residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and pre... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

July 31, 2022

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Glendale Heights are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have change... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

July 30, 2022

Some of us Glendale Heights drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Illinois, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about whe... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Illinois Driving

July 29, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Glendale Heights knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Glendale Heights area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passen... More

How Much is Enough for Glendale Heights Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

July 28, 2022

Most Glendale Heights drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, ... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

July 27, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel sy... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Glendale Heights

July 26, 2022

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Glendale Heights. If you took an informal poll around Glendale Heights you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle,... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Glendale Heights, Illinois

July 25, 2022

Every car in Glendale Heights, Illinois, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Glendale Heights

July 24, 2022

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Glendale Heights area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Glendal... More

Blind Spot Safety for Glendale Heights Driving

July 24, 2022

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Glendale Heights, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Glendale Height... More