Car Care Tips

November 2016

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Glendale Heights car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and - well a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Glendale Heights, Illinois folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights in Glendale Heights

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air in... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Glendale Heights drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Glendale Heights drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the m... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

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