Drive Defensively in Illinois

February 28, 2016

Car care is part of auto safety in Frankfort. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Illinois roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundin... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Frankfort Vehicle

February 28, 2016

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Frankfort area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to... More

10 Services Frankfort Drivers Often Overlook

February 27, 2016

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Frankfort. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all.So let's talk about schedules. Sp... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Brake Noise

February 26, 2016

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Frankfort. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ex... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

February 26, 2016

There are a lot of things in life that Frankfort residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Frankfort dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When w... More

Battery Basics for Frankfort

February 25, 2016

It's important for Frankfort drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Frankfort area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. H... More

Shake It up in Frankfort!: Why Wheel Balancing

February 24, 2016

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

February 23, 2016

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automo... More

A Cold Day in Frankfort ? Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

February 22, 2016

Most Frankfort drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Illinois highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Frankfort rush hour, but so can a long ride in ... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

February 21, 2016

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Frankfort, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive... More