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The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora, and Illinois car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Aurora drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should kno... Read More

Cooling System Components

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Aurora auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois.Cooling systems f... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Aurora, Illinois

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The median age for cars in the Aurora, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in t... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Video: When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Sometimes we hear people in Aurora say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bu... Read More

Tracking True in Aurora: Wheel Alignment

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment ra... Read More

To Save Gas Around Aurora: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   One topic that hits the news in Illinois on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Illinois drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Aurora who don't want to add a car payment to our mont... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Aurora! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their li... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air i... Read More

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