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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bloomington: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Bloomington drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm... Read More

Battery Basics for Bloomington

Video: It's important for Bloomington drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Bloomington 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 engi... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Bad air quality while you're driving around Bloomington 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.These filters clean the air in the passenger co... Read More

What Bloomington Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

Video: There are some things drivers should know about Bloomington car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Bloomington cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Bloomington in Bloomington wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the fou... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Bloomington Drivers

Video: Bloomington residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs a... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Bloomington Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, Bloomington drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Bloomington shop every year or two for repa... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Video: Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Bloomington, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagn... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Bloomington, Illinois

Video: The median age for cars in the Bloomington, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Bloomington we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Bloomington area, bring it into Tuffy Bloomington for high-mile... Read More

Breathe Deep in Bloomington With a New Cabin Air Filter

Video: Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Bloomington auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 t... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

Video: We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Illinois folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do... Read More

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