Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia: Serpentine Belt Overview

June 27, 2016

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and... More

How To Get Better Gas Mileage In Batavia

June 19, 2016

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Batavia can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just ge... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia: Viva la Difference

June 14, 2016

Every vehicle on Illinois roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle, but most Batavia residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a muc... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

June 5, 2016

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your altern... More