Deciphering the Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin Menu Board

September 30, 2014

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Elgin, Illinois service centers like Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Elgin

September 24, 2014

Every Elgin car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Heres what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your SUV owners manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Second, ... More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

September 18, 2014

All Illinois pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget vital steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is wh... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring For Your Elgin Auto

September 10, 2014

Elgin drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Elgin come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around Elgin have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of sensors o... More

Protecting Your SUV From Theft In Elgin, Illinois

September 4, 2014

Every car in Elgin, Illinois is at risk for theft. So it's up to us Elgin car owners to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere. The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protectin... More