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Synthetic Oil for Aurora Autos

If you are a driver in Aurora and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthet... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora. And even though it may just... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Aurora Auto Owners

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 car every three to five years may be having se... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora and the Maintenance Mindset

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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora and the Maintenance Mindset

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Gas Savings in Aurora: Sharpen Your Pencil

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 owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Aurora

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 will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 k... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Aurora, Illinois

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 the Aurora area, bring it into Tuffy Tire & Auto Se... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

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... Read More

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