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Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Oswego man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car i... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Oswego, Illinois

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Oswego, Illinois: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Oswego motoring public, but it does ad... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Oswego Autos

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you are a driver in Oswego and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doe... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Oswego Auto Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Oswego is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Oswego who've been used to driving a new ... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

Video: Good vehicle care for us Oswego residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different... Read More

Gas Savings in Oswego: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Oswego increase the cost of living for Illinois drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Oswego vehicle o... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern cars are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free".Any good myth has so... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Oswego car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filters are a leading cause of mass air ... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

Video:  Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at n... Read More

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