What Bloomington Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

August 20, 2017

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 ... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Bloomington Drivers

August 16, 2017

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 squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel ne... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Bloomington Car Owners

July 31, 2017

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 f... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

July 25, 2017

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... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Bloomington, Illinois

July 17, 2017

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 hig... More

Breathe Deep in Bloomington With a New Cabin Air Filter

July 10, 2017

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 (1... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

July 3, 2017

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 ha... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Bloomington, Illinois

June 26, 2017

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Bloomington, Illinois.Unless they drive a vintage car, Bloomington auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual ... More

Lease or Buy?

June 18, 2017

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Bloomington drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance t... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

June 13, 2017

Bloomington drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in... More