Car Care Tips

October 2018

How Does Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport Know What to Recommend?

When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all,... Read More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Lockport roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Illinois. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. ... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Lockport Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Lockport drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even ca... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Lockport. The timing belt’s important job... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news.There was one minivan driver ... Read More

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