Ready, Set, COLD! (Getting Vehicle Ready for Winter)

November 29, 2020

When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures. Mak... More

How Does Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Know What to Recommend?

November 22, 2020

When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Pl... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

November 15, 2020

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years. That comfortable relat... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

November 8, 2020

There are several important factors that go into how often Plainfield drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Illinois fr... More

3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

November 1, 2020

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... More

In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)

October 25, 2020

It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility. Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind. So here are a few tips on how to keep your windows from fogging up when there's a chill in the air. You probably know fog is really condensation... More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Plainfield, Illinois

October 18, 2020

The cooling system keeps Illinois vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Plainfield. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most Plainfield drivers associa... More

The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

October 11, 2020

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More

What's up with Diesels in Plainfield?

October 4, 2020

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

September 27, 2020

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More