Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Automotive Tips: Alternator

November 28, 2021

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Illinois: Winter Car Prep for Frankfort Drivers

November 21, 2021

When autumn comes around in Frankfort, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Frankfort drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Frankfo... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

November 14, 2021

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Why People in Frankfort Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

November 7, 2021

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Frankfort, Illinois, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some o... More