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Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Illinois fo... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Glendale Heights area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Glendale Hei... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Glendale Heights Autos

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you are a driver in Glendale Heights and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthet... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Your browser does not support the video tag. A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Glendale Heights people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Glendale Heights motorists... Read More

The Importance of Glendale Heights Drivers Following Service Intervals

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 wi... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Glendale Heights, Illinois: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Glendale Heights motoring pu... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Glendale Heights

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 int... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't d... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Your browser does not support the video tag. Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Glendale Heights drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be ... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Glendale Heights

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Glendale Heights area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get foul... Read More

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