Car Care Tips

May 2014

Power Steering Service In Joliet

Video: Most Joliet motorists are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes th... Read More

Fuel Injectors

Video: The last new American cars sold in Joliet with a carburetor rolled out of the Illinois dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Joliet and nationally have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your en... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Joliet in Joliet for Better Performance

Video: A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle’s engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel, to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine. Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Video: Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Joliet driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection at Tuffy Joliet will check your brake sys... Read More

Air Conditioning Service In Joliet

Video: Hey Joliet! Let's talk about one of our Illinois summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Joliet car owners to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attentio... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

Video: A lot of Joliet drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of a... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Joliet

Video: So you’ve bought a used car in the Joliet area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Joliet area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you... Read More

Winter Tires

Video: What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Joliet car owners's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees. Twenty years ago in Joliet, winter tires differed from highway t... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Video: Hello Joliet auto owners, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely critical PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is whe... Read More

Tuffy Joliet Radiator Service

Video: The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Joliet, it is easy to prevent. Tuffy Joliet 2031 SR 59 Joliet, Illinois 60586 815-436-1829    815-436-1829 The ... Read More

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