Car Care Tips

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle.  And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire.  But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling. One driver in Illinois was heading to work on a hot July day and not... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Romeoville roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peri... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every sing... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville Alternator Replacement Service in Romeoville

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Romeoville is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control a... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Romeoville?

  Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Romeoville?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the ... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylin... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Romeoville, Illinois, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Romeoville, Illinois:When an accident occurs, you should a... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Romeoville drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught the... 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

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville in Romeoville: 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 e... Read More

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