Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Aurora Automobiles

October 31, 2016

Aurora drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Aurora, Illinois, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exa... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

October 23, 2016

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Aurora drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong that c... More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

October 18, 2016

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

October 11, 2016

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Aurora area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that... More

Diesel Maintenance for Illinois

October 3, 2016

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Illinois friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines... More