Timing Belt Replacement in Chicago

January 18, 2020

Today we want to talk to Chicago drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does brea... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

January 3, 2018

Local Chicago roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Chicag... More

West Town Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

June 16, 2015

Improved fuel economy has two benefits for Chicago auto owners: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. West Town cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Chicago auto owners may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost ... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

April 2, 2015

Like everything on the Chicago automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Chicago interstates, enabling you to see farther. They also improve yo... More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

January 20, 2015

Modern cars and trucks 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 be... More

Timing Belt

December 30, 2014

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Chicago auto owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our essential timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engi... More

PCV Valve Service At Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) In Chicago

October 15, 2014

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a key job for Chicago drivers. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engines running, fuel is bu... More