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Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Aurora

Video: Every Aurora car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So be... Read More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Video: With Aurora gas prices being what they are, many of us in Illinois are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Aurora area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Illinois... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Aurora, Illinois

Video: There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cen... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Aurora

Video: There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Aurora. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when som... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Aurora

Video: Let's talk about something critical for all Aurora drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps yo... Read More

Why People in Aurora Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

Video: A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Aurora, Illinois, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of ... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Aurora Drivers

Video: When people in Aurora talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our w... Read More

Distracted Driving

Video: When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... Read More

Transmission Care in Aurora, Illinois

Video: Do you have any plans around Aurora, Illinois, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler's st... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Serpentine Belt Overview

Video: The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine ... Read More

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