Beware of Cheap Tires in Frankfort

May 30, 2017

Do you like to shop for shoes in Frankfort?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

May 21, 2017

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 a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. ... More

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

May 15, 2017

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 battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

May 9, 2017

Sometimes we hear people in Frankfort say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that compl... More

Differential Service in Frankfort, Illinois - What You Need to Know

May 2, 2017

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Frankfort, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differenti... More