Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia: Rotor Problems

May 26, 2019

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Batavia.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less... More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia in Batavia

May 19, 2019

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Batavia drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but i... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Batavia

May 12, 2019

There's a segment of the Batavia area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 ... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

May 5, 2019

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Batavia. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better un... More