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When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle.  It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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:Whe... Read More

Wiper Blades in Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're gonna drive around the Elgin area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Elgin drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Elgin drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Elgin drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them.... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades For Elgin Drivers

When people in Elgin talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them, or unt... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are a key safety system. Most Elgin motorists wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they... Read More

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