Car Care Tips

Under Pressure in Romeoville: TPMS

Video: Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Romeoville, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Som... Read More

The Best Test

Video: Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Video: Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville: Viva la Difference

Video: Every vehicle on Illinois roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Romeoville residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a m... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

Video: Okay. You went to your local Romeoville car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Romeoville service center, but on the way, the Check Engine ... Read More

Keeping Your Romeoville Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

Video: Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Romeoville house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters out c... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Romeoville

Video: Some Romeoville drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Romeoville, you should be aware of safety issues, Illinois towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important fo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Romeoville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Romeoville, Illinois

Video: There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cen... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

Video: At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville we get a lot of Romeoville 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 important to know that the vehicle is up to the task an... Read More


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