Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

October 11, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

April 26, 2020

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

February 2, 2020

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Making a Battery Last Longer

November 17, 2019

One thing all Frankfort drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deepl... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

August 11, 2019

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Frankfort are confused as much ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

July 28, 2019

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy T... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

June 30, 2019

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

November 25, 2018

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

September 30, 2018

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Frankfo... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

August 12, 2018

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Frankfort residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluid... More