Car care is part of auto safety in Elgin. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Illinois roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroun...
Posted in Safety
on January 30, 2017
A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and tens of thousands of miles for Elgin drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls h...
Posted in Suspension
on January 23, 2017
Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Elgin drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin fuel system cleani...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 17, 2017
If you haven't shopped in the Elgin area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Elgin, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old car for a few more yea...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on January 10, 2017
If you're gonna drive around the Elgin area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on January 01, 2017