Cabin Air Filter From Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

August 31, 2022

Here is a questions for Elgin drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger co... More

Breathe Free in Elgin: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

July 28, 2022

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Elgin drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the filt... More

Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)

October 24, 2021

There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us... More

Elgin Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

March 31, 2019

Let's talk about air quality in Elgin. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Elgin drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin air fil... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Elgin

December 31, 2018

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More

Breathe Deep in Elgin With a New Cabin Air Filter

February 4, 2018

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Elgin auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,0... More

Keeping Your Elgin Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

May 15, 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 common... More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin

January 23, 2017

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Elgin drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls heavy l... More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Elgin

August 17, 2016

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... More