Busting Automotive Myths in Batavia, Illinois

July 28, 2019

Myths passed around our Batavia, Illinois community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedent... More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

July 21, 2019

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

July 14, 2019

Hello Batavia! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia?

July 7, 2019

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Batavia drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Illinois who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness an... More