Car Care Tips

April 2018

Battery Basics for Joliet

Video: It's important for Joliet drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Joliet area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Howeve... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Joliet Drivers

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Joliet auto owners don't need to filter... Read More

Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Illinois! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel e... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most people in the Joliet area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and com... Read More

Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Service for Your Exhaust System

Video: Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... Read More

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