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Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield in Plainfield. And even though it may ju... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

Your browser does not support the video tag. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield we get a lot of Plainfield drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Illinois, so it's im... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Good vehicle care for us Plainfield residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required diffe... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Plainfield folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Plainfield market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school.... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue reca... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Plainfield area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Plainfield drivers... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Plainfield Auto Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Plainfield is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Plainfield who've been used to drivin... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Your browser does not support the video tag. Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Plainfield drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Plainfield people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Plainfield motorists had so-call... Read More

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