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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego: Making a Battery Last Longer

Video: One thing all Oswego drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply ... Read More

Illinois: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Video: Illinois residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Battery Basics for Oswego

Video: It's important for Oswego drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Oswego area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Howeve... Read More

The J.C. Motors Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Video: Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Oswego are confused as much as they don'... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Oswego Drivers

Video: All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Oswego drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even caus... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego Alternator Replacement Service in Oswego

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Oswego is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering w... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego in Oswego: Synthetic Oil

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose t... Read More

A New Battery in Oswego

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Oswego drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Oswego, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two meas... Read More

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