Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

September 26, 2016

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Chicago drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expen... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Chicago

September 19, 2016

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Chicago area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Chicago drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield ... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

September 12, 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Chicago drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in C... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

September 6, 2016

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More