Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia in Batavia

August 25, 2022

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Batavia residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission ... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

July 14, 2019

Hello Batavia! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

July 8, 2018

Most Batavia drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehic... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Service for Your Exhaust System

May 13, 2018

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

April 30, 2017

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More