Car Care Tips

April 2016

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Plainfield drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Plainfield Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. When people in Plainfield talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice ou... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Plainfield Drivers

All thoseĀ automotive fluidsĀ can be confusing for Plainfield drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: Passing the Smell Test

Your browser does not support the video tag. The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Plainfield residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Illinois folks know a properly functioning exhaust syste... Read More

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