Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Lockport?

August 11, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in Lockport and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Illinois market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Lockport area roads today, and many more being deve... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Lockport

August 10, 2022

Today we want to talk to Lockport drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though ... More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport

August 9, 2022

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by a... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

August 8, 2022

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Lockport, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive ... More

Wiper Blades in Illinois

August 7, 2022

If you're gonna drive around the Lockport area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your w... More

Beginning to See the Light (Check Engine Light Diagnostics)

August 7, 2022

It's a light many drivers fear they'll see turn on at the most inopportune time. It's the one on the dash that says "Check Engine," "Service Engine Soon," or it may be simply an engine-shaped light. Your first instinct may be to pull off to the side of the road and turn off the engine. The truth... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

August 6, 2022

Some of us Lockport drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Illinois, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The... More

Economics of Maintenance for Lockport Auto Owners

August 5, 2022

Buying a new car in Lockport is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Lockport who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having secon... More

Recommended Lockport Service Intervals

August 4, 2022

Everyone in Lockport, Illinois, knows we are advised to go to our Lockport dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Lockport residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells ... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Lockport, Illinois

August 3, 2022

Lockport auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Lockport, Illinois, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good ca... More