Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

August 26, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Batavia, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia service advisor that your di... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Batavia?

August 3, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in Batavia and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Illinois market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Batavia area roads today, and many more being develo... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Illinois Roads?

July 27, 2022

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Illinois spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia in Batavia

July 13, 2022

There are a lot of drivers in Batavia 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 folks don't even have t... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Batavia, Illinois

July 2, 2022

Every car in Batavia, Illinois, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Vi... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

June 5, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Are There Blind Spots in Batavia?

July 11, 2021

All Batavia drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Batavia.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can... More

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 step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and tran... More