Car Care Tips

January 2020

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Romeoville area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or t... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Romeoville car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Romeoville, Illinois, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot long... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Romeoville: Air Conditioning Service

Most Romeoville drivers don't even think about their air conditioner.Now here's a tip for Romeoville vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Illinois winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the sea... Read More

A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started... Read More

The Byte Stuff (Your Vehicle's Computers)

Nobody has to tell you that computers are a part of so many things in our lives. Smartphones, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, televisions. You name itit has a computer in it. And your vehicle is no exception.The earliest cars relied on the technology of their time, and there was no such ... Read More

What Romeoville Customers like About Us at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

A big part of the service we provide at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville for our Romeoville customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions.And we're always open to questions from our valued Romeoville area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in ou... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Romeoville residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,0... Read More

The Best Test

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

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Romeoville, Illinois

Romeoville auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Romeoville, Illinois, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you ... Read More

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