Car Care Tips

Recommended Orland Park Service Intervals

Everyone in Orland Park, Illinois, knows we are advised to go to our Orland Park dentist twice a year.  Oral-conscious Orland Park residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look f... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Orland Park drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your v... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Orland Park

Some Orland Park drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Orland Park, you should be aware of safety issues, Illinois towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important ... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Orland Park Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Orland Park drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Orland Park

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park for a checkup and h... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Orland Park, Illinois

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. ... Read More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Orland Park drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way fi... Read More

Cooling System Components

Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Orland Park auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a r... Read More

Let Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Orland Park area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Orland Park drive... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

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