Hey Aurora Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

September 5, 2021

Nowadays, Aurora drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their old ve... More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Menu Board

March 14, 2021

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Aurora, Illinois, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in... More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

April 26, 2020

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

Recommended Aurora Service Intervals

November 3, 2019

Everyone in Aurora, Illinois, knows we are advised to go to our Aurora dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Aurora residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells us wha... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Aurora)

July 7, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

Should Aurora Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

October 14, 2018

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of you... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora

August 12, 2018

Most people in the Aurora area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some... More

Easy Miles ? Do Aurora Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

February 4, 2018

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

December 13, 2016

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Aurora residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the ... More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora About the Importance of Service Intervals

March 28, 2016

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the la... More