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...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 31, 2020
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...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on May 24, 2020
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...
Posted in Fluids
on May 17, 2020
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...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 10, 2020
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 03, 2020