We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Elgin automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately...
Posted in Service Standards
on April 28, 2019
Here's a question for Elgin, Illinois : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.)Many con...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 21, 2019
Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Elgin area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas t...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 14, 2019
During an inspection at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts.Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components:There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on April 07, 2019