Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Air Conditioning ? Common Problem

February 24, 2019

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Chicago. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Chicago drivers that visit Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) is contami... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

February 18, 2019

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Engine Hydration for Chicago Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

February 10, 2019

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Cooling System Components

February 3, 2019

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Chicago auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system usua... More