Car Care Tips

July 2016

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever had an experience like this in Oswego, Illinois? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing!You fear the worst, but within a ... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Oswego

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Shopping for tires in Oswego can be bewildering because there are a multitude of choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer t... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Bad air quality while you're driving around Oswego is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.Th... Read More

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

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Oswego drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not comple... Read More

Oswego Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Oswego on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of... Read More

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