The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

August 29, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort would like to give Frankfort drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming... More

Charge It in Frankfort for Extended Battery Life

August 13, 2022

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Frankfort, Illinois, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort: Synthetic Oil

August 4, 2022

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

A New Battery in Frankfort

July 25, 2022

Hello Frankfort drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Frankfort, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new b... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

January 2, 2022

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

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 as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent ye... More