Car Care Tips

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Video: In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Yorkville Bi... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Yorkville?

Video:   Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Yorkville?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. ... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Video: Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Yorkville area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication th... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Video: Modern vehicles in and around Yorkville run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Yorkville drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This real... Read More

Fuel for Thought

Video: If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Yorkville in Yorkville

Video: If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Yorkville Drivers Need to Know

Video: Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Yorkville Drivers

Video: Knowing how their engine works can help Yorkville drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down w... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Yorkville

Video: When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Yorkville drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmissio... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Yorkville: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Yorkville drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... Read More


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