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 an...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 27, 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 an...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 19, 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, automot...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 11, 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. W...
Posted in Automotive News
on September 07, 2016