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The Economy of Maintenance for Orland Park Drivers

Video: Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Orland Park drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual i... Read More

What You Need to Know from Your Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Service Advisor

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Orland Park drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service ... Read More

Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Alternator Replacement Service in Orland Park

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Orland Park is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steer... Read More

Good Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Equals Good Fuel Economy in Orland Park

Video: Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Orland Park drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Illinois, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through prev... Read More

Orland Park Customer Detective Work

Video: One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park in Orland Park is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in Illinois are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reason... Read More

Ask Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the e... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Modern vehicles in and around Orland Park run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Orland Park drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more elec... Read More

Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Orland Park residents to always use the proper type o... Read More

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