Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Signs of an Alignment Problem

January 28, 2018

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Chicago drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Whil... More

On Board Diagnostics for Chicago Motorists

January 21, 2018

Some Chicago vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) and other Chicago auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Chicago area, automotive d... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Chicago

January 14, 2018

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Chicago, 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 by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Chi... More

Straight and True in Chicago: Wheel Alignment

January 7, 2018

Most Chicago folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Chicago ... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

January 3, 2018

Local Chicago roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Chicago would... More