Car Care Tips

February 2017

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Video: Joliet drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steeri... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Joliet, Illinois

Video: The median age for cars in the Joliet, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfield) we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Joliet area, bring it into Tuffy Joliet (South Plainfi... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Joliet Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, Joliet drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Joliet shop every year or two for repairs seemed... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Video: Sometimes we hear people in Joliet say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that c... Read More

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