You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 30, 2018
Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Glendale Heights residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write "oil change" every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are v...
Posted in Service Intervals
on September 23, 2018
When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 17, 2018
When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to cha...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on September 09, 2018
Most Glendale Heights drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Illinois folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Glendale Heights drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is ...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on September 02, 2018