Straight to the Point (Alignment Signs of Problems)

October 1, 2023

Its just common sense that your vehicle will drive better if all the wheels are lined up with each other and the road the way the engineers intended. When theyre not, that is called being out of alignment. Here are some signs that your alignment has problems. Your steering wheel isnt straight... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

September 3, 2023

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Lockport Vehicle

December 18, 2022

Imagine you've left Lockport and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. Y... More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport

September 7, 2022

Lockport area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Lockport drivers can't always... More

Tracking True in Illinois: Wheel Alignment in Lockport

July 16, 2022

The biggest issue for Lockport area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Cente... More

Tracking True in Lockport: Wheel Alignment

May 17, 2022

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension... More

Lockport Alignment Service

October 31, 2021

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport

September 19, 2021

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Lockport can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Lockpor... More

Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)

January 3, 2021

It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport: Signs of an Alignment Problem

February 2, 2020

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 an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Whi... More