Car Care Tips

September 2015

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel In Plainfield

Under-inflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Plainfield area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply take... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Plainfield, Illinois

Something you’re going to be hearing a lot about around Plainfield, Illinois is diesel engines. We’re not talking about semi-trucks and buses – We’re talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs. Most people in Plainfield, Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the c... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Plainfield run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Plainfield motorists without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Plainfield and Bolingbrook auto owners tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber ... Read More

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