Car Care Tips

January 2015

Carpentersville Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Improved fuel economy has two benefits for Elgin motorists: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. Carpentersville cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Elgin auto owners may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost ... Read More

Save Fuel By Watching Your Weight

Most Elgin auto owners are all talking fuel efficiency right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Illinois folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks. And we Elgin drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel economy. But is ther... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Elgin car owners to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for Illinois auto owners to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kil... Read More

What is That? Check Engine Light Service At Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

Okay. You went to your local Elgin car wash and while your SUV was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the SUV! You head for the nearest Elgin service station, but on the way, the check engine light... Read More

Charge It In Elgin For Extended Battery Life

Here's an interesting statistic for our drivers in Elgin, Illinois: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremely hot cli... Read More

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