Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) On Your Serpentine Belt

November 29, 2016

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Chicago, Illinois, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

November 23, 2016

There are a lot of drivers in Chicago who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Illinois these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Chicago folks don't even have t... More

Automotive Detective Work in Chicago

November 14, 2016

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Chicago. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when some... More

Tracking True in Chicago: Wheel Alignment

November 7, 2016

At Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy), we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for... More