Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mo...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 30, 2016
Hello Lockport! Did you know that the first federally mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to ...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 24, 2016
All Lockport drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Lockport.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, w...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 17, 2016
Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Lockport is a lot of work for your alternator and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane de...
Posted in Fluids
on October 10, 2016
A lot of us Lockport drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Illinois motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in tho...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 04, 2016