Car Care Tips

October 2015

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are a key safety system. Most Elgin motorists wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then th... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel With A New Fuel Filter From Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

Your SUV requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your SUV engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts gas milea... Read More

Helping Elgin Drivers Get the Right Tires

Every Elgin vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it’s a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. Th... Read More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Elgin drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North Ame... Read More

Lease Or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Elgin car financing. It's always a tough question for Elgin motorists. But here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the car, with maybe an initial down payment, then monthly payments ... Read More

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