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Economics of Maintenance for Aurora Auto Owners

Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Aurora is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Aurora who've been used to driving a new ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora and the Maintenance Mindset

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Aurora residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Aurora drivers generally accept that many ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora and the Maintenance Mindset

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Aurora residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Aurora drivers generally accept that many ... Read More

Gas Savings in Aurora: Sharpen Your Pencil

Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Aurora increase the cost of living for Illinois drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Aurora vehicle o... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Aurora area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and wil... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Aurora, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. The median age for cars in the Aurora, Illinois area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in t... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Aurora, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. Myths passed around our Aurora, Illinois community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehi... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. About 90% of our driving decisions in the Aurora area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Aurora drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clea... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Aurora folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Aurora market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could... Read More

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