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On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Video: Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Lake In The Hills, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Video: Most Lake In The Hills auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Lake In The Hills, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Lake In The Hills drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Lake In The Hill... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Lake In The Hills, Illinois

Video: When your vehicle breaks down in the Lake In The Hills, Illinois, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible — with the problem fixed right the first time.We've ... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills Fuel Saving Tip for Lake In The Hills: Check Engine Light

Video: Here's a question for Lake In The Hills, Illinois : 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 good idea.) Man... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Lake In The Hills

Video: Lake In The Hills drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From th... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Video: Modern vehicles in and around Lake In The Hills run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Lake In The Hills 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 b... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Video: Today's Tuffy Lake In The Hills post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Lake In The Hills service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehi... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Lake In The Hills

Video: Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Lake In The Hills, Illinois, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Lake In The Hills

Video: One Lake In The Hills automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Lake In The Hills, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised o... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Lake In The Hills Drivers

Video: All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Lake In The Hills 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 coul... Read More

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