How Tired Are Your Tires? (Tire replacement)

October 2, 2022

Of the things you think about most, your tires are probably pretty far down the list. Thats understandable because todays tires are engineered to do their job without needing you to pay too much attention to them. But they DO wear out, and worn tires can contribute to skidding in bad weather, not... More

Alleviate the Creaks and Squeaks (Chassis Lubrication)

September 25, 2022

If your vehicle creaks and squeaks when you drive down the road, it may mean that some of the metal parts are rubbing against each other and need to be lubricated. Those could be parts of the suspension, steering system and the drivetrain. Years ago, most vehicles had to have their chassis (wha... More

More than Pads and Rotors (Brake Caliper Replacement)

September 18, 2022

You might be familiar with brake pads and rotors, two components of your vehicle's brakes that have to be regularly serviced. Here's another important component of your brakes: the calipers. Calipers are used in disc brakes, the type of brakes now found in most recently manufactured vehicles. A... More

Busted! Air Conditioning (Air Conditioning Maintenance)

September 11, 2022

Your vehicle's air conditioning is something you count on when the weather heats up. But there's bound to be a day when you turn it on and one of these things happens: Only warm air blows out Cold air starts blowing out but then it turns warm on its own It's not blowing air at all It blows smel... More

Keep Your Lake In The Hills Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

September 4, 2022

Hey Lake In The Hills - 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... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Lake In The Hills

September 3, 2022

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Lake In The Hills area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Lake In The Hills area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were t... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

September 2, 2022

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Lake In The Hills driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Lake In The H... More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Lake In The Hills in Lake In The Hills

September 1, 2022

Lake In The Hills area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Lake In The Hills dr... More

Suspension Service in Lake In The Hills at Tuffy Lake In The Hills

August 31, 2022

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Lake In The Hills may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Lake In The Hills. Its job is... More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills Radiator Service

August 30, 2022

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Lake In The Hills, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to t... More