What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Frankfort

September 3, 2022

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Frankfort area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Frankfort area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems th... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

September 2, 2022

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Frankfort driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service F... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

May 3, 2020

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Bad Vibes

January 20, 2020

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

November 18, 2018

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Frankfort drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

July 23, 2018

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Frankfort area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication t... More

Hitting the Brakes in Frankfort

December 5, 2017

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself and other Frankfort drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. The... More

Hitting The Brakes In Frankfort

November 28, 2017

Hello Frankfort, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Advice on What to Do After You Buy

October 11, 2017

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Frankfort drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Frankfort area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when ... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Frankfort, Illinois Vehicle

August 27, 2017

How do Frankfort drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in F... More