Car Care Tips

What's up with Diesels in Lake In The Hills?

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North Ameri... Read More

Breathe Free in Lake In The Hills: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Lake In The Hills

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Lake In The Hills drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter i... Read More

Tuffy Lake In The Hills: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Lake In The Hills streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can ... Read More

Let Tuffy Lake In The Hills Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Lake In The Hills area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Lake In The... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

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 ... Read More

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

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... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Lake In The Hills, Illinois

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 ti... Read More

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

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 i... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Lake In The Hills

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... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

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 th... Read More

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