Automotive Tips from Tuffy Lake In The Hills: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

September 27, 2016

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Lake In The Hills.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. ... More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Lake In The Hills

September 20, 2016

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehic... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Lake In The Hills Tune Up

September 14, 2016

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More

Stay Safe in Lake In The Hills by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

September 6, 2016

We don't want to think about it, but each Lake In The Hills resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Illinois rescue workers. Rescue workers and Lake In The Hills police are... More