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Car Care Tips

August 2016

Ask Tuffy Yorkville: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: 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), which co... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Video: Today, Tuffy Yorkville 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 Yorkville are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have que... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Yorkville: Brake Noise

Video: Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Yorkville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are e... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Yorkville

Video: Most people in the Yorkville area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. S... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Yorkville Drivers

Video: All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Yorkville drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even ... Read More

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