Service to Improve Fuel Economy

April 30, 2018

The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Batavia talking. It seems that Batavia folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve... More

Nighttime Visibility in Batavia

April 24, 2018

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Batavia area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving dec... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Batavia

April 17, 2018

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My frien... More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

April 9, 2018

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Batavia, Illinois, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Batavia area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fac... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

April 1, 2018

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single... More