Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

April 30, 2017

Hello Chicago! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them mor... More

Defensive Driving in Chicago, Illinois

April 24, 2017

There was a man in the Chicago area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Illinois highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Advice on What to Do After You Buy

April 16, 2017

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Chicago drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Chicago area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when fami... More

Hey Chicago Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

April 11, 2017

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Chicago?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coffe... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

April 3, 2017

Most Chicago drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehic... More