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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Aurora drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Aurora drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. ... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about. It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

There are several important factors that go into how often Aurora drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Illinois free... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Aurora Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. When people in Aurora talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Illinois? Yet we often don't even notice our... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Aurora: Wiper Blades – Signs of Wear

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Aurora drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them... Read More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Aurora, Illinois, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Aurora, Illinois:W... Read More

Wiper Blades In Illinois

If you're gonna drive around the Aurora area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our windshield is just dirty. It seem... Read More

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