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...
Posted in Service Intervals
on August 11, 2019
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...
Posted in Exhaust
on August 04, 2019
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 ...
Posted in Safety
on July 28, 2019
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...
Posted in Fluids
on July 21, 2019
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 14, 2019
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. ...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 07, 2019
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...
Posted in Monitoring System
on June 30, 2019
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...
Posted in Cooling System
on June 23, 2019
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 16, 2019
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...
Posted in Following Recommended Intervals
on June 09, 2019