Hey Elgin, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Illinois streets? How can you tell on your SUV? While there may be legal requirements for the Elgin area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates. 2/32 is the depth of the tire trea...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 26, 2014
No matter how well they’re made, cars are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Elgin residents and to fix the ...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 17, 2014
Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today’s production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to tim...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 11, 2014
Some Elgin car owners wonder why Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin and other Elgin auto repair shops charge a fee for diagnostic services.
Think about it: When you hire a local Elgin HVAC technician to check out a problem with your air conditioner you’ll probably pay a diagnostic fee...
Posted in Service Standards
on December 04, 2014