Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

January 31, 2021

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)

January 24, 2021

If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil. It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it. Mobil's oil was different from conventional motor oil because it was first broken down to its basic molecules. Then, Mobil removed additional imp... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

January 17, 2021

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Oswego: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

January 10, 2021

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Oswego drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Oswego drive... More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

January 3, 2021

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego?

January 1, 2021

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Oswego drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and ... More