Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights?

September 28, 2016

Hello Glendale Heights - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you... More

Automotive Detective Work in Glendale Heights

September 19, 2016

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Glendale Heights. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms ... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

September 13, 2016

Most Glendale Heights folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Glendale Heights market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but t... More

Drive Train Service in Glendale Heights at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

September 4, 2016

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More