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Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... 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

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if ... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Romeoville are confused as muc... 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 and... 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 exp... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Romeoville Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Romeoville drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even ... Read More

A New Battery in Romeoville

Hello Romeoville drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Romeoville, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasin... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville auto care blog, we're going to talk to Romeoville drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville customers. For example, recently... Read More

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