Car Care Tips

March 2019

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Your browser does not support the video tag. Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Joliet area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make g... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield): 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 Joliet. 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 expo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield): Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Joliet drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If... Read More

Fuel for Thought

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield)

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of us Joliet drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Illinois motorists to customize ... Read More

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