Chicago residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Illinois temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while,...
Posted in Cooling System
on February 28, 2018
At Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) we get a lot of Chicago drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Illinois, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 20, 2018
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Chicago area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Chicago d...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 11, 2018
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Chicago drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy), our team will check your brake system and let you k...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on February 06, 2018