Car Care Tips

May 2020

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Menu Board

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Glendale Heights, Illinois, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go dow... Read More

Not So Cool (Air Conditioning Systems)

There's nothing quite like getting in your vehicle on a hot day, switching on the air conditioning and having warm air blow out of the vents. You may have had no problem for months and then, one day, you are driving around in a sauna. You're hot stuff, but not in a good way!So what goes wrong w... Read More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... Read More

No Fueling! (Fuel Filler Location)

If you've ever gotten in an unfamiliar vehicle, maybe a rental car, you may have pulled up to the gas pump and wondered, "Which side is the fuel filler on?" Here's a tip for you. There is usually a little arrow on the instrument panel near the fuel gauge that points to the side where the fuel fi... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Glendale Heights

The hottest Illinois news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Glendale Heights. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Glendal... Read More

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