Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

February 27, 2018

All of us in Plainfield know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your a... More

Transmission Care in Plainfield, Illinois

February 19, 2018

Do you have any plans around Plainfield, Illinois, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler'... More

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

February 11, 2018

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they s... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield?

February 6, 2018

Hello Plainfield - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, ... More