On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

April 23, 2018

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Mod... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

October 18, 2016

Modern Frankfort vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute thi... More

Automotive Detective Work In Frankfort

December 26, 2014

Theres a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Frankfort. Figuring out whats wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out whats wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when somethin... More

What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

November 4, 2014

Okay. You went to your local Frankfort car wash and while your SUV was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the SUV! You head for the nearest Frankfort service station, but on the way, the check engi... More