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Keeping Your Car Young in Plainfield

As Plainfield consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Illinois, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our... Read More

Plainfield Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Plainfield drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Plainfield drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield?

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Plainfield drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Plainfield

There's a segment of the Plainfield area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get ... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield we've had a lot of Plainfield customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Illinois. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years.... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Illinois: Winter Car Prep for Plainfield Drivers

When autumn comes around in Plainfield, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Plainfield drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Plain... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Plainfield say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All th... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Plainfield man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be "no." Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his c... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Technician Training

Plainfield consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

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 just be routine maintenance, you want it done right ... Read More

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