Car Care Tips

June 2015

It Is Time To Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For th... Read More

Differential Service in Lockport, Illinois - What You Need To Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don’t know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Lockport, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Lockport

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Lockport Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Lockport streets. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceler... Read More

Tracking True In Illinois: Wheel Alignment In Crest Hill

Wheel alignment is often overlooked by busy Crest Hill and Joliet auto owners until serious tire damage has been done. One wheel can be knocked out of alignment by hitting a curb or pothole on a Lockport highway or surface street. When a vehicle’s out of alignment, one or more o... Read More

Diesel Maintenance For Illinois

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Illinois friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not kn... Read More

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