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Tuffy Lake In The Hills Service for Your Exhaust System

Video: Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Lake In The Hills

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Lake In The Hills people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Lake In The Hills motoris... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

How Much is Enough for Lake In The Hills Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Lake In The Hills drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And w... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy Lake In The Hills is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be ... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Lake In The Hills

Video: Let's talk about something critical for all Lake In The Hills drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel h... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Lake In The Hills Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the in... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Lake In The Hills

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most people in the Lake In The Hills 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 syst... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Lake In The Hills

Video: Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Lake In The Hills article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Lake I... Read More

The Tuffy Lake In The Hills Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Video: Modern Lake In The Hills vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a mi... Read More

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