Your SUV’s exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your SUV. Maintaining it is good Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin auto advice for Elgin motorists, but it’s also good health advice and good environmental advice....
Posted in Exhaust
on July 30, 2015
The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gear...
Posted in Transmission
on July 28, 2015
If the fuel system in your SUV is dirty, you will be hurting your gas mileage and losing performance as you drive around Elgin, Illinois. Unless they drive a vintage car, Elgin drivers have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your SUV owner’s man...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 16, 2015
Everyone in Elgin, Illinois knows we are advised to go to our Elgin dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Elgin residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can’t be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tel...
Posted in Service Intervals
on July 14, 2015
Before the recession hit, the median age for cars in the Elgin Illinois area (zip code: 60123) was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.
If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 01, 2015