Let's talk about air quality in Lockport. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Lockport drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin a...
Posted in Suspension
on May 29, 2016
At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport we get a lot of Lockport drivers asking about car trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Illinois, so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and won't...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 25, 2016
Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Lockport, Illinois service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typic...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 15, 2016
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Lockport drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expe...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 09, 2016
Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Contr...
Posted in Diagnostics
on May 01, 2016