Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

June 27, 2021

When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color. Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees. When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery they can be. We all know ice is slippery to drive on. What causes tires ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Alignment Inspection

June 20, 2021

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Chicago drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as ... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

June 13, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

Busted! Air Conditioning (Air Conditioning Maintenance)

June 6, 2021

Your vehicle's air conditioning is something you count on when the weather heats up. But there's bound to be a day when you turn it on and one of these things happens: Only warm air blows out Cold air starts blowing out but then it turns warm on its own It's not blowing air at all It blows smel... More