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Timing Belt Replacement in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today we want to talk to Aurora drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and i... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air... Read More

Timing Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag. Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the e... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Local Aurora roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific ... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern cars and trucks in and around Aurora run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Aurora drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This r... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Aurora

Today we want to talk to Aurora auto owners about timing belts. They’re something that many Aurora drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tal... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Aurora motorists take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our essential timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine,... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Aurora run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Aurora car owners without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever b... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora In Aurora

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Aurora expressway? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery;... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything on the Aurora automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Illinois auto owners can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Aurora highways, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your... Read More

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