Illinois: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

September 27, 2016

Illinois residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... More

Should Plainfield Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

September 20, 2016

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

September 13, 2016

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Plainfield, Illinois, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Plainfield drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understan... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

September 6, 2016

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Plainfield drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America tod... More