When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time. Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers. It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 27, 2018
Sometimes we hear people in Aurora say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that c...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 21, 2018
Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have ...
Posted in Suspension
on May 14, 2018
At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are ...
Posted in Automotive News
on May 07, 2018