Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Elgin on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered s...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 24, 2017
Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter?A. A filter for your Elgin house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters out...
Posted in Suspension
on May 15, 2017
Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Elgin. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Elgin drivers that visit Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin is contamina...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on May 09, 2017
If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Elgin, Illinois, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Elgin, Illinois:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 02, 2017