All About Your TPMS in Chicago

August 7, 2022

Chicago drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Illinois auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Chicago drivers to tell when a r... More

Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

August 7, 2022

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Chicago, Illinois

August 6, 2022

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Illinois environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Chicago drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Chicag... More

Helping Chicago Drivers Get the Right Tires

August 5, 2022

Every Chicago vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is en... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Chicago, Illinois

August 4, 2022

Chicago auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Chicago, Illinois, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care... More

Timing Belt

August 3, 2022

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Chicago Ride

August 2, 2022

It seems like everywhere you go in the Chicago area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Illinois auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do... More

Talk to Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

August 1, 2022

Custom wheels are one way that Chicago folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be ... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

July 31, 2022

Modern vehicles in and around Chicago run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Chicago drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really s... More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

July 31, 2022

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Chicago drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls heavy... More