Car Care Tips

February 2019

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Frankfort roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your periphe... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Frankfort service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates co... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Frankfort drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more exp... Read More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Menu Board

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Frankfort, Illinois, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typ... Read More

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