Car Care Tips

August 2016

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Video: Like everything in the Illinois automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Oswego roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Video: Sometimes we hear people in Oswego say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that c... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they s... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Video: Repair or Replace? That’s a question Oswego drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders may n... Read More

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