Car Care Tips

April 2018

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

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the eng... Read More

Stay Safe in Plainfield by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Plainfield resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Illinois rescue workers. Rescue workers and Plainfield police are well aware of... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Today

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Plainfield drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Plainfield, bits of the surface of the... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Plainfield, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Plainfield drivers... Read More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Illinois auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maint... Read More

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