Car Care Tips

June 2017

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Elgin road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the altern... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Elgin require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some par... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Elgin drivers — on the road. And good safety starts wit... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Elgin man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in... Read More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Elgin roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Illinois. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Oth... Read More

Latest Posts

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers

Archives

October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014

your local Tuffy, please enter your zip code or city and state for the location nearest you.