You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 06, 2019
The team at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) in Chicago, and Illinois car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Chicago drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should...
Posted in Fuel System
on September 29, 2019
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 22, 2019
A lot of us Chicago drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Illinois motorists to...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 15, 2019
Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ...
Posted in Customer Detective Work
on September 08, 2019
When people in Chicago talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 01, 2019
If you haven't shopped in the Chicago area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Chicago, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on August 25, 2019
When your experienced Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your techn...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on August 18, 2019
There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids...
Posted in Fluids
on August 11, 2019
We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Chicago. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder w...
Posted in Service Standards
on August 04, 2019