Let Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

August 25, 2019

If you haven't shopped in the Chicago area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Chicago, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few ... More

Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Engine Air Filter Replacement

August 18, 2019

When your experienced Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your techn... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

August 11, 2019

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Arrive Alive in Chicago

August 4, 2019

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Chicago. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder w... More

Change is Good (Oil Change)

July 28, 2019

You've heard that expression, change is good. When it comes to your vehicle's oil, change is not only good, it's vital for the health of the engine. But there's one question that puzzles many drivers: how frequently should my vehicle's oil be changed? There is not one simple answer, but here ar... More

Chicago, Illinois Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

July 21, 2019

When winter approaches in Illinois, Chicago residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Illinois winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Chicago residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your ve... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

July 14, 2019

Hey Chicago area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Illinois streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Chicago area, there are safety concerns that go beyond ... More

Tire Replacement: What Chicago Drivers Need to Know

July 7, 2019

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selec... More

Drive Defensively in Illinois

June 30, 2019

Car care is part of auto safety in Chicago. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Illinois roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take ... More

Steer Right in Chicago

June 23, 2019

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Chicago 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 year... More