Under Pressure in Orland Park: TPMS

July 2, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Orland Park, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. So... More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Orland Park

July 1, 2022

Orland Park drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Orland Park area, but it does add quite a... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Orland Park

June 30, 2022

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Orland Park, Illinois, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy... More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park

June 29, 2022

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ge... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park

June 28, 2022

Hello Orland Park! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Orland Park

June 27, 2022

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Orland Park area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Orland Park ... More

Visibility Disaster! (Windshield Washer Pump Replacement)

June 26, 2022

Let's say you live in a cold climate where the snowy, icy weather challenges you to clear the salt and debris tossed up on your windshield. You push your windshield washer switch expecting a good stream of fluid so the blades can wipe the glass clean. Yet nothing comes out. Nada, zip. What's g... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park

June 19, 2022

Today we're talking to Orland Park drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Illinois folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your whee... More

Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Orland Park

June 12, 2022

Let's talk about something critical for all Orland Park drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keep... More

Got it Covered! (Timing Cover Maintenance)

June 5, 2022

You may have heard at one time or another about something called a timing belt or timing chain in your engine. And you may know that if they fail well, let's just say that there can be some major engine damage. So obviously, we want our timing belts and chains to be in tip-top shape. One part t... More