Car Care Tips

Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Joliet residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular ga... Read More

Don't Be Fuelish

Video: If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Okay. You went to your local Joliet 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 Joliet serv... Read More

The Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Video: Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Joliet

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Joliet. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex sy... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

Video: With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Joliet, Illinois

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Joliet, Illinois eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Joliet, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's gr... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 e... Read More

Is Your Joliet Driving Severe?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. People near Joliet, Illinois, often ask Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Joliet, Illinois, service advisor at Tuffy... Read More

Water Pump

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the ther... Read More

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Check Engine Light
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Differential Service
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers

Archives

August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014

your local Tuffy, please enter your zip code or city and state for the location nearest you.