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Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Frankfort

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most... Read More

Frankfort Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Frankfort driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Frankfort residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is t... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmiss... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

Video: Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

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