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The Importance of Glendale Heights Drivers Following Service Intervals

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 with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Glendale Heights conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. I... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Glendale Heights Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or mor... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Glendale Heights, Illinois Vehicle

How do Glendale Heights drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odomet... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Glendale Heights, Illinois

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 public, but it does add quite a bit to the pri... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Glendale Heights

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do w... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Glendale Heights Illinois

When accidents occur in Glendale Heights, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove comp... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Glendale Heights Illinois

When accidents occur in Glendale Heights, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove comp... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Glendale Heights Illinois

When accidents occur in Glendale Heights, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove comp... Read More

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