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 steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control an...
Posted in Fluids
on June 25, 2018
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...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on June 18, 2018
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 reasons fo...
Posted in Service Standards
on June 14, 2018
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 battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), w...
Posted in Timing Belt
on June 03, 2018