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Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)?

Today's Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Chicago drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and th... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

Good vehicle care for us Chicago residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Chicago Autos

If you are a driver in Chicago and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it d... Read More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

If you're reading this article in Chicago, Illinois, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Chicago (Divers... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Chicago

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet t... Read More

Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Chicago drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be... Read More

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

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... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Chicago residents and to fix the... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Chicago driver... Read More

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