Today at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You’ve probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Chicago area. Some newer vehicl...
Posted in Warranty
on November 27, 2014
Welcome to the Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Chicago and West Town drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So h...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 18, 2014
Okay. You went to your local Chicago car wash and while your SUV was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the SUV! You head for the nearest Chicago service station, but on the way, the check engine l...
Posted in Diagnostics
on November 14, 2014
Did you know that most of the cars driving around Chicago, Illinois carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969? New cars sold in the Chicago area have as many as twelve networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiri...
Posted in Dashboard
on November 04, 2014