Car Care Tips

May 2016

Should Elgin Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of y... Read More

Get Where You're Going With Power Steering Service In Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Elgin. If you took an informal poll around Elgin you'd probably find that most have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on e... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and als... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and w... Read More

How To Get Better Gas Mileage In Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Elgin can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take f... Read More

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