Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Frankfort

July 31, 2017

Let's talk about something critical for all Frankfort drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps ... More

Timing Belt

July 25, 2017

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Frankfort

July 18, 2017

One Frankfort automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Frankfort, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and ... More

The Importance of Frankfort Drivers Following Service Intervals

July 9, 2017

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Frankfort with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about ... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort?

July 4, 2017

Hello Frankfort - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, y... More