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The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Aurora area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Aurora can conserve fue... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Aurora, Illinois

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Illinois environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Aurora drivers very soon.For in... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora for Better Performance

Hi Aurora residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Aurora Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Aurora area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you ge... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Most Aurora auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Aurora drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Au... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Aurora, Illinois

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Aurora, Illinois, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Euro... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Aurora

With high fuel prices in Aurora, Illinois, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Aurora, Illinois

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Aurora, Illinois.Unless they drive a vintage car, Aurora auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sche... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Many Aurora drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has ... Read More

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