Car Care Tips

September 2016

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights?

Hello Glendale Heights - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So y... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Glendale Heights

There's a reason we use the word "diagnose" when we talk about fixing cars in Glendale Heights. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of sympt... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Most Glendale Heights folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Glendale Heights market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but... Read More

Drive Train Service in Glendale Heights at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance... Read More

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