Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Power Steering Service

October 25, 2020

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

October 18, 2020

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Aurora people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Aurora motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuters,... More

The Power Behind your Engine (Alternator Diagnosis and Repair)

October 11, 2020

There's nothing like that sinking feeling when you turn the key and nothing happens in your vehicle. A lot of us are quick to blame the battery. But it may instead be your alternator that's failing. Your battery supplies power to start your vehicle, but the alternator is what sends power when y... More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

October 4, 2020

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More