Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

April 22, 2018

For those of you in Elgin, Illinois who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Elgin

April 17, 2018

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Elgin families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents j... More

Let Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

April 8, 2018

Elgin area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Elgin drivers want to han... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

April 1, 2018

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Elgin drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that co... More