Fuel Injection Basics for Batavia

August 25, 2019

All modern Batavia vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Batavia drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in the engi... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia in Batavia

August 18, 2019

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Batavia road? 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; the water pump - ... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Batavia: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

August 11, 2019

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Batavia drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Batavia dri... More

Defensive Driving in Batavia, Illinois

August 4, 2019

There was a man in the Batavia area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Illinois highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... More