Car Care Tips

January 2020

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Frankfort

Many Frankfort drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and m... Read More

Bad Vibes

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something.There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... Read More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!).You have a wheel... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Frankfort

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Frankfort, Illinois, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered... Read More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Frankfort can cause your vehicle's wheels to... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for Frankfort Drivers

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Frankfort drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't l... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Frankfort roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored t... Read More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Frankfort people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Frankfort motorists had... Read More

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