Below 45 Degrees in Aurora: Consider Winter Tires

September 27, 2016

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Aurora drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Illinois drivers ran out and ... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora?

September 19, 2016

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Aurora drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and ... More

On Board Diagnostics for Aurora Motorists

September 11, 2016

Some Aurora vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora and other Aurora auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Aurora area, automotiv... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

September 7, 2016

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Aurora drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Whi... More