Joliet drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lub...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on October 31, 2016
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Joliet drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield), our team will check your brake system and let you know if ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 23, 2016
Many Joliet drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a J...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 16, 2016
Today's Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Joliet drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 09, 2016
With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Joliet, Illinois, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Joliet drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable ...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 05, 2016