Car Care Tips

January 2017

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Lockport drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments on the balanc... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Lockport Drivers

When people in Lockport talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them... Read More

Hey Lockport Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Nowadays, Lockport drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping the... Read More

How Much is Enough for Lockport Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Lockport drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the t... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel, to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel ... Read More

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