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Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Aurora drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is... Read More

Transmission Care in Aurora, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you have any plans around Aurora, Illinois, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gas... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Aurora.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing be... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Aurora, Illinois: Transmission Service

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it u... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora in Aurora

Your browser does not support the video tag. Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Aurora drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Illinois to remember to change the engine oil - you k... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Aurora. The timing belt’s important job i... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the ba... Read More

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