The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive mainte...
Posted in Drive Train
on February 24, 2019
There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on February 18, 2019
Hello Elgin . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Elgin drivers?First of all, the Check Engin...
Posted in Transmission
on February 10, 2019
Starting in 1996, Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module ...
Posted in Diagnostics
on February 04, 2019