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...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 29, 2016
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 every vehicle, most people in Elgin aren't aware ...
Posted in Steering
on May 22, 2016
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 also charges your car battery. Without the alternat...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 16, 2016
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...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on May 08, 2016
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 forever to load. Eventually, many of us just get ...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 01, 2016