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Charge It In Frankfort For Extended Battery Life

Here's an interesting statistic for our auto owners in Frankfort, Illinois : Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremel... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort In Frankfort

Warm weather or cold, Frankfort drivers still need to think about their SUV’s air conditioning. Most Frankfort people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort, we can advise you on your 's preventive maintenance schedules ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Fuel Saving Tip for Frankfort: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Frankfort, Illinois drivers: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a goo... Read More

Frankfort Air Conditioning Service

Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Frankfort, but not in your car. When Frankfort car owners' car's AC System has a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a ... Read More

Synthetic Oil For Frankfort Autos

If you aren’t currently using synthetic motor oil in your Frankfort vehicle, maybe now’s the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn’t gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it doesn’t vapo... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Frankfort drivers often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and... Read More

Frankfort Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Frankfort auto owners, SUV manufacturers publish two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Frankfort drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are mo... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Frankfort motorists have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer... Read More

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