Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

July 26, 2020

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Chicago drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today ... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Viva la Difference

July 19, 2020

Every vehicle on Illinois roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Chicago residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much... More

Rear Window?Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)

July 12, 2020

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Chicago

July 5, 2020

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Chicago automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, eve... More