Drive Defensively in Illinois

June 30, 2019

Car care is part of auto safety in Chicago. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Illinois roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take ... More

Steer Right in Chicago

June 23, 2019

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Chicago drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent year... More

Wishy-Washy in Chicago

June 16, 2019

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do? The best thing is to make su... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

June 9, 2019

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternat... More

Diesel Maintenance for Illinois

June 2, 2019

At Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Illinois friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel eng... More