Drive Train Service in Batavia at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

September 6, 2020

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

March 22, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Batavia

February 2, 2020

One Batavia automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Batavia, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small... More

The Best Test

January 20, 2020

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Batavia

February 10, 2019

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Batavia, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Batavia drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident oc... More

Differential Service in Batavia, Illinois - What You Need to Know

September 10, 2018

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Batavia, Illinois, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a diffe... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

March 18, 2018

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Batavia, Illinois, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Batavia drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understa... More

Lease or Buy?

January 14, 2018

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Batavia drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that ... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia?

February 19, 2017

Hello Batavia - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you s... More

Viva la Differential At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia In Batavia

June 24, 2015

There are a lot of Batavia people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Illinois these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Batavia ... More