Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights

August 29, 2021

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight ... More

Picking the Right Tires in Glendale Heights

August 22, 2021

Shopping for tires in Glendale Heights can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Glendale Heights are looking for maximum s... More

Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)

August 15, 2021

Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself. There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a weekend mechanic to replace brakes, adjust a carburetor or perform a tune-up. But vehicles are far mo... More

Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)

August 8, 2021

Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times. You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically. There were mechanical adjustments of a vehicle's timing, dwell, spark gap and idle mixture, too. Unless you like to ... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

August 1, 2021

Modern Glendale Heights vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minu... More