Car Care Tips

Should Aurora Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Aurora, Illinois

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

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Aurora drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora, our team will check your brake system and l... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Many Aurora drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If thi... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Aurora residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about. It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Many Aurora drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Aurora area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Aurora drivers, that look i... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Aurora Illinois

When accidents occur in Aurora, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, ... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

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 components to meet durability and safety standa... Read More

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