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Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most people in the Aurora area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and com... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Video: Most Aurora drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: Aurora drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lub... Read More

Gas Savings in Aurora: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Aurora increase the cost of living for Illinois drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Aurora vehicle o... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Aurora area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and wil... Read More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Video: A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Aurora drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls heavy... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Aurora

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 will last u... Read More

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

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