STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

January 24, 2021

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

September 27, 2020

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Frankfort

March 22, 2020

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Frankfort. If you took an informal poll around Frankfort you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people i... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Frankfort

January 19, 2020

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Frankfort, Illinois, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Power Steering Service

January 13, 2019

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Steer Right in Frankfort

September 23, 2018

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Frankfort drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent ye... More

Steering Clear in Frankfort

July 9, 2018

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

January 8, 2018

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Frankfort auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The ... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

December 23, 2015

Service to a vehicles power steering system is a vital part of preventive maintenance for wise Frankfort car owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your SUVs wheels would have to come fr... More