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Relax When the Wind Blows in Illinois : Winter Car Prep for Yorkville Drivers

Video: When autumn comes around in Yorkville, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Yorkville drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Yorkvil... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Yorkville

Video: About 90% of our driving decisions in the Yorkville area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Yorkville drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windsh... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Yorkville Technician Training

Video: Yorkville consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Yorkville man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his ca... Read More

Keep Your Yorkville Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Video: Hey Yorkville - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very im... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Yorkville

Video: A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois  news. Yorkville people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Yorkville motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good com... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Video: Sometimes we hear people in Yorkville 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 tha... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Yorkville

Video: Good car care for us Yorkville residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older cars required different weig... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Yorkville

Video: Most Yorkville folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Yorkville market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have... Read More

Tuffy Yorkville Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes on

Video: All Chicago service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And, on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant th... Read More

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