Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

June 30, 2022

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Chicago drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Illinois roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the v... More

Nighttime Visibility in Chicago

June 29, 2022

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Chicago area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving decisions ... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

June 28, 2022

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Chicago runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke ... More

Hey Chicago Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

June 27, 2022

Nowadays, Chicago drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old v... More

Water Pump

June 26, 2022

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

June 26, 2022

Many Chicago drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Chicago area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Chicago drivers, that look include... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

June 19, 2022

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

June 12, 2022

There are several important factors that go into how often Chicago drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Illinois freew... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

June 5, 2022

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More