Car Care Tips

Tracking True in Illinois: Wheel Alignment in Plainfield

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The biggest issue for Plainfield area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it take... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Video: Good vehicle care for us Plainfield 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 diffe... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Plainfield folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Plainfield market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school.... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Plainfield talking. It seems that Plainfield folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good... Read More

Plainfield Air Conditioning Service

Video: Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Plainfield, but not in your vehicle. When Plainfield residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Fuel Saving Tip for Plainfield: Check Engine Light

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Here's a question for Plainfield, Illinois : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of ... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Plainfield

Video: Some Plainfield drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Plainfield, you should be aware of safety issues, Illinois towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important fo... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 reca... 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

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