A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

December 31, 2023

Your vehicle is loaded with electrical devices. Computerized components are everywhere, so good electrical connections are important. Those begin with your vehicle's battery, so it's important that its connections are in top shape. Ever had a flashlight that didn't work, took out the old batteri... More

A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)

November 26, 2023

If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery. You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports. Maybe you accidentally left your vehicle in the "on" or "accessory" position when you last got out. M... More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Today

April 16, 2023

Hello Orland Park drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Orland Park, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process contin... More

A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

September 18, 2022

You may be fanatical about keeping the outside of your vehicle clean. But what about what's under the hood? Have you ever thought about how dirt and grime may be affecting your engine's components? One of the most important parts under your hood to keep clean is your vehicle's battery. With a d... More

The Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

August 27, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park would like to give Orland Park drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid a... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

August 12, 2022

Today, Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Orland Park are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed i... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

August 7, 2022

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Orland Park, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you dri... More

Charge It in Orland Park for Extended Battery Life

July 21, 2022

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Orland Park, Illinois, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns o... More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

April 24, 2022

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

April 3, 2022

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More