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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Lockport drivers often associate our wheels being "knocked" out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.... Read More

Straight and True in Lockport: Wheel Alignment

Most Lockport folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Lockport drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport will inspect your tires for uneven wea... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport

Hello Lockport! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace ... Read More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Lockport Automobiles

Lockport drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Lockport, Illinois, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are l... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport

Many Lockport drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the i... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle In Lockport?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Lockport and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Illinois market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Lockport area roads today, and many ... Read More

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