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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Plainfield drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be dee... Read More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Plainfield are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in ... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

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

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 battery plates disintegrate. As this process ... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Plainfield Drivers

Hello Plainfield! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy.... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield auto care blog, we're going to talk to Plainfield drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield customers. For example, recently... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 p... Read More

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