How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

October 31, 2021

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Cold Weather Vehicle No-Nos (Items to Avoid Storing in a Freezing Vehicle)

October 24, 2021

It's always easier to leave a few things in your vehicle so you'll have them on hand. But in cold weather, while it's a good idea to carry items such as a phone charger, blanket and shovel, there are some things you shouldn't store in your vehicle. Medicines and drugs. Cold temperatures can af... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

October 17, 2021

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Frankfort drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Frankfort. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hill... More

Rear Window?Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)

October 10, 2021

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go... More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

October 3, 2021

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems. You can ... More