Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

August 25, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Frankfort, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort service advisor that you... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Frankfort, Illinois

July 19, 2022

Every car in Frankfort, Illinois, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense ... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Frankfort

July 6, 2022

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Frankfort, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Frankfort drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occur... More

Lease or Buy?

August 30, 2020

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Frankfort drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays ... More

The Best Test

August 2, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

July 26, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

December 9, 2018

There are a lot of drivers in Frankfort who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Illinois these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Frankfort folks don't even ha... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Frankfort

July 18, 2017

One Frankfort automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Frankfort, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and ... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort?

July 4, 2017

Hello Frankfort - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, y... More

Differential Service in Frankfort, Illinois - What You Need to Know

May 2, 2017

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Frankfort, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differenti... More