Car Care Tips

January 2018

Know Your Towing Limits in Romeoville

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

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

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 servi... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

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... Read More

Drive Defensively in Illinois

Car care is part of auto safety in Romeoville. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Illinois roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your su... Read More

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