Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

November 24, 2019

Frankfort drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to l... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Making a Battery Last Longer

November 17, 2019

One thing all Frankfort drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deepl... More

Unlock the Secret (Malfunctioning Door Lock Actuator)

November 10, 2019

What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar... More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

November 3, 2019

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More