Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

November 22, 2020

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

October 18, 2020

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Frankfort

January 26, 2020

Many Frankfort drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and m... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

August 4, 2019

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Frankfort drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride ... More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

October 22, 2018

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your... More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

September 27, 2016

When Frankfort drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Frankfort drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shock... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

January 27, 2015

Today we're talking to Frankfort car owners about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Illinois folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very . Without shocks, your... More