Timing Belt

January 27, 2019

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinde... More

When You Hear the Crash in Lake In The Hills: What to Do After an Accident

January 21, 2019

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Lake In The Hills, Illinois Vehicle

January 13, 2019

How do Lake In The Hills drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer chec... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Lake In The Hills

January 6, 2019

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Lake In The Hills, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Lake In The Hills drivers should do in case of an accident:When a... More

The Tuffy Lake In The Hills Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

January 1, 2019

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Lake In The Hills area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Lake In The ... More