Give me a Brake (Light)!

May 31, 2020

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

May 24, 2020

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More

Introduction to Diesels for Chicago, Illinois

May 17, 2020

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Chicago, Illinois, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe hav... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)?

May 10, 2020

Today's Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Chicago drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and th... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

May 3, 2020

Good vehicle care for us Chicago residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen... More