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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Your browser does not support the video tag. Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Frankfort drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Frankfort

Your browser does not support the video tag. When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet t... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Frankfort, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. When your vehicle breaks down in the Frankfort, Illinois, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible — with ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Your browser does not support the video tag. All Frankfort service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt power... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort and the Maintenance Mindset

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Frankfort residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Frankfort drivers generally accept that... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Your browser does not support the video tag. In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth h... Read More

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

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

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

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

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