Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Glendale Heights area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 27, 2017
Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30...
Posted in Fluids
on March 19, 2017
Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Glendale Heights?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across ...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 13, 2017
When people in Glendale Heights talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see thro...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 05, 2017