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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Engine Air Filter Replacement

Video: When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Frankfort drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Frankfort

Video: Let's talk about something critical for all Frankfort drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Frankfort

Video: One Frankfort automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Frankfort, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and... Read More

The Importance of Frankfort Drivers Following Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Frankfort with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How ab... Read More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort?

Video: Hello Frankfort - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, y... Read More

Helping Frankfort Drivers Get the Right Tires

Video: Every Frankfort vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is ... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Frankfort

Video: Frankfort drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Frankfort area, but it does add quite a bi... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Frankfort Auto Owners

Video: Buying a new car in Frankfort is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Frankfort who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having sec... Read More

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