The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

September 29, 2019

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Plainfield auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The centra... More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Plainfield

September 22, 2019

Plainfield drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Plainfield area, but it does add quite a b... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

September 15, 2019

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield we've had a lot of Plainfield customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Illinois. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years.... More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

September 8, 2019

{?video;480;360;;;/video?} With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... More

An Oil for All Seasons (Engine Oil Selection)

September 1, 2019

You swap your winter boots for flip-flops in the summer. Why not change your winter engine oil for summer, hot-weather oil? While it may seem like it makes sense, there's some good news. Most drivers don't have to, and here's why. Engine oil can be made in different thicknesses. That thicknes... More