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Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Bloomington

Hello Bloomington . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Bloomington drivers?First of all, t... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Bloomington

Most Bloomington folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Bloomington market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but th... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Bloomington: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Bloomington Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Bloomington drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Bloomington drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most ... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Bloomington 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 Bloomington are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Bloomington in Bloomington

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Bloomington drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Illinois to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilomet... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bloomington: Tire Replacement Overview

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

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

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 pas... Read More

What Bloomington Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

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 become... Read More

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