Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

February 27, 2018

Why are wheel bearings for Elgin vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Elgin, Illino... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

February 20, 2018

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

February 12, 2018

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... More

Breathe Deep in Elgin With a New Cabin Air Filter

February 4, 2018

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Elgin auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,0... More