Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Frankfort drivers don't always extend thos...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on July 31, 2016
Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Frankfort residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or three thousand miles. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil qual...
Posted in Fluids
on July 26, 2016
Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of ...
Posted in Fluids
on July 17, 2016
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Frankfort area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Frankfort di...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 11, 2016
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American markets like Illi...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on July 04, 2016