Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

January 26, 2020

Aurora area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Aurora drivers want to h... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Aurora?

January 20, 2020

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Aurora?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New ai... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

January 19, 2020

All of us in Aurora know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filte... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

January 19, 2020

There are a lot of drivers in Aurora who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Illinois these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Aurora folks don't even have to ... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

January 18, 2020

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

January 17, 2020

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Aurora area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Aurora can conserve fue... More

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

January 16, 2020

When Aurora drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Aurora drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and st... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

January 15, 2020

Hello Aurora! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to re... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Aurora, Illinois

January 14, 2020

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Illinois environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Aurora drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Aurora ... More