If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical sy...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 29, 2019
Hello Lockport resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is t...
Posted in Fuel System
on September 22, 2019
Higher Lockport fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Lockport drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high fu...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on September 15, 2019
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Lockport. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ex...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 08, 2019
The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Lockport drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one a...
Posted in Fluids
on September 01, 2019