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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

Automotive Tips from Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park: Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Orland Park. The timing belt’s important ... Read More

Transmission Care in Orland Park, Illinois

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you have any plans around Orland Park, Illinois for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Orland Park

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Orland Park drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission servic... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park in Orland Park

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

Transmission Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park in Orland Park

Video: Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Orland Park drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Illinois to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. Bu... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Orland Park Drivers

Video: Knowing how their engine works can help Orland Park car owners make informed decisions about car care and prevent pricey repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Orland Park News and Videos for Orland Park: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

Video: The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Orland Park motorists need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure. Timing belts are very challenging to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the m... Read More

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