Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Plainfield: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

May 31, 2016

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Plainfield drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Plainfie... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Alternator Replacement Service in Plainfield

May 23, 2016

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Plainfield is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane d... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

May 15, 2016

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Plainfield streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas ... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield

May 9, 2016

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

Picking the Right Tires in Plainfield

May 1, 2016

Shopping for tires in Plainfield can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Plainfield are looking for maximum summertime pe... More