Most Yorkville drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Illinois folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Yorkville drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there somethi...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on December 30, 2018
Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Yorkville drivers. A lot of us in Yorkville don't know what a differential is or what i...
Posted in Differential Service
on December 23, 2018
The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Yorkville drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North Am...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on December 16, 2018
Yorkville drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Illinois auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Yorkville drivers to...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 10, 2018
When your experienced Tuffy Yorkville technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your air filter.An ai...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on December 02, 2018
The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Yorkville.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in le...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on November 26, 2018
A generation ago, Yorkville 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 Yorkville shop every year or two for...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 18, 2018
If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you.
Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue...
Posted in Monitoring System
on November 12, 2018
Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Yorkville roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your per...
Posted in Parts
on November 05, 2018
Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ...
Posted in Steering
on October 29, 2018