The Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

August 28, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) would like to give Chicago drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more sp... More

Take Charge! (Battery Testing)

August 7, 2022

OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted. Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up. During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take it easy. But it may surprise you to learn that hot weather can be much harder on a vehicle's battery than ... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

July 31, 2022

Modern vehicles in and around Chicago run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Chicago drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really s... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

July 8, 2022

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Chicago, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive a... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Chicago Drivers

July 6, 2022

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Chicago drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cau... More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago

June 28, 2022

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Chicago runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke ... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

May 1, 2022

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

October 10, 2021

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

Procrastination Prevention in Chicago

November 24, 2019

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy): Battery Testing

October 13, 2019

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Chicago drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as poss... More