Car Care Tips

Bloomington Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in Bloomington. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Bloomington drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that c... Read More

Emergency Items for Bloomington

Safe Illinois travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tuffy Bloomington. But there are other things Bloomington residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Bloomington Vehicle

Imagine you've left Bloomington and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their ow... Read More

Tuffy Bloomington Fuel Saving Tip for Bloomington: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Bloomington, Illinois : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpso... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

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... Read More

Ask Tuffy Bloomington About the Importance of Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Bloomington blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular phy... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Bloomington Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Bloomington area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Illinois auto owners want smaller tires and w... Read More

Should Bloomington Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Bloomington tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that "severe service" schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of your trips arou... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

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 w... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bloomington: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Bloomington drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace... Read More

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