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Distracted Driving

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Chicago, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of d... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Chicago area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the w... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Chicago

Shopping for tires in Chicago can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Chicago are looking for maximum summertime... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Chicago, Illinois

Everyone in Chicago, Illinois eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Chicago, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several catego... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Chicago

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll hav... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Chicago say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All tha... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Chicago

There's a segment of the Chicago area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,00... Read More

What Chicago Customers like About Us at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) for our Chicago customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Chicago area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tuffy Chica... Read More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

With Chicago gas prices being what they are, many of us in Illinois are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Chicago area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Illino... Read More

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