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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

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and ... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Good vehicle care for us Aurora residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. The hottest Illinois news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in Aurora. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Her... Read More

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