Fall and Spring Checkup in Elgin

April 25, 2016

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (tec... More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

April 17, 2016

Welcome to the Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Elgin conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Tire Replacement Overview

April 10, 2016

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Elgin drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of ti... More

The Importance of Elgin Drivers Following Service Intervals

April 3, 2016

Today in our Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Elgin with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry,... More