The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Glendale Heights residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Illinois folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but s...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 31, 2019
When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect...
Posted in Monitoring System
on March 24, 2019
Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Glendale Heights with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physi...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 17, 2019
Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Glendale Heights conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it c...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 10, 2019
Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called "severe service" maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 03, 2019