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Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Video: Frankfort area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Frankfort drivers w... Read More

Keep Your Frankfort Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hey Frankfort - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The e... Read More

Gas Savings in Frankfort: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Frankfort increase the cost of living for Illinois drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Frankfort veh... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Frankfort drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply t... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Frankfort man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ca... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Frankfort?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Frankfort?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois – approxi... Read More

The Importance of Frankfort Drivers Following Service Intervals

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Frankfort with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearl... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Frankfort Auto Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Frankfort is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Frankfort who've been used to driving ... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Sometimes we hear people in Frankfort say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use m... Read More

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