On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

April 23, 2018

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Mod... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

April 16, 2018

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Frankfort residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Signs of an Alignment Problem

April 8, 2018

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Frankfort drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh... More

Keep Your Frankfort Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

April 2, 2018

Hey Frankfort - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very im... More