Car Care Tips

July 2016

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Joliet

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Joliet automotive service and repair industry h... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield): Rotor Problems

Video: The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Joliet.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield): Making a Battery Last Longer

Video: One thing all Joliet drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply deple... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Joliet vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Joliet area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't red... Read More

Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Advice on Buying New Tires

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Joliet driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Illinois seasons.Joliet off... Read More

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