Hitting The Brakes In Frankfort

November 28, 2017

Hello Frankfort, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Frankfort

November 19, 2017

Theres not much Frankfort drivers can do about the price of gas in Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop l... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

November 13, 2017

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Frankfort use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Tire & ... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Frankfort Illinois

November 6, 2017

When accidents occur in Frankfort, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallet... More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Service Advisor

November 1, 2017

About 80% of the vehicles on Frankfort roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Illinois. Some of the maintenance issues are minor.... More