Car Care Tips

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Video: 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 Plainfield residents and to fix the aff... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Video: Plainfield area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Plainfield drivers... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Plainfield

Video: Today we want to talk to Plainfield 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 break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even thou... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: Serpentine Belt Overview

Video: The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the eng... Read More

Stay Safe in Plainfield by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

Video: We don't want to think about it, but each Plainfield resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Illinois rescue workers. Rescue workers and Plainfield police are well aware of... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Today

Video: Hello Plainfield drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Plainfield, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continu... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Plainfield

Video: Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Plainfield, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Plainfield drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident oc... Read More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield

Video: Most Illinois auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning ... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Video: Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to d... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Plainfield

Video: Plainfield drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the... Read More

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