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The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Illinois right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Glendale Heights, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the v... Read More

To Save Gas Around Glendale Heights: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

  One topic that hits the news in Illinois on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Illinois drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Glendale Heights who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve o... Read More

Glendale Heights Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Glendale Heights residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights is really a ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Glendale Heights residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Glendale Heights drivers generally accept that many things in life require r... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights auto care blog, we're going to talk to Glendale Heights drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights cust... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Glendale Heights Drivers

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Glendale Heights auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Glendale Heights residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorr... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Today

Hello Glendale Heights drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Glendale Heights, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Glendale Heights

Some Glendale Heights drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Glendale Heights, you should be aware of safety issues, Illinois towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is ... Read More

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