Car Care Tips

Easy Miles – Do Frankfort Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called "severe service" maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more ... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

If you haven't shopped in the Frankfort area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Frankfort, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a ... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Frankfort

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Frankfort drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspec... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Frankfort

Hello Frankfort, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Frankfort

There’s not much Frankfort drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave sto... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Frankfort use fuel filters.For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy ... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Frankfort Illinois

When accidents occur in Frankfort, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments,... Read More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Frankfort roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Illinois. Some of the maintenance issues are minor.... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Frankfort drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maint... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Frankfort driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Illinois seasons.Frankfort off-roaders should be excited about the ... Read More

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