Here's a question for Yorkville, Illinois drivers: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a goo...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 31, 2013
Yorkville drivers' cars have to operate in a wide range of Illinois temperatures which requires our engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what'. Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive... And all the whi...
Posted in Cooling System
on October 25, 2013
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Every SUV on Illinois freeways has a differential, and it is essential to the proper operation of the vehicle, but most Yorkville motorists don’t have a clue what it is. The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when ...
Posted in Differential Service
on October 17, 2013
Hello, welcome to Tuffy Yorkville. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Yorkville runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we’re most concerned with here at Tuffy Yorkville are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or ...
Posted in Battery
on October 11, 2013
If you aren’t currently using synthetic motor oil in your Yorkville vehicle, maybe now’s the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn’t gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it doesn’t vapo...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 02, 2013