Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn’t feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment....
Posted in Alignment
on October 29, 2014
Today's Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power critical automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine b...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 21, 2014
Today at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You’ve probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Elgin area. Some newer vehicl...
Posted in Warranty
on October 14, 2014
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All of us Elgin drivers know we have to get the oil changed in our SUVs periodically. That’s just part of good car care. But when Elgin service professionals change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That’s why they sometimes le...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on October 08, 2014