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The Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Video: Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

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

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

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You... Read More

A New Battery in Joliet

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Joliet drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Joliet, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two m... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) in Joliet

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello, welcome to Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Joliet runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) are those in our cu... Read More

Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Joliet residents to always use the proper type of flu... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, includ... Read More

Joliet Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Video: Joliet residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is... Read More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Joliet, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve... Read More

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