Car Care Tips

October 2016

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: Joliet drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lub... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) in Joliet

Video: Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Joliet drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield), our team will check your brake system and let you know if th... Read More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Joliet

Video: Many Joliet drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Jol... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield)?

Video: Today's Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Joliet drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and t... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Video: With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Joliet, Illinois, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Joliet drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable th... Read More

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