The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

August 30, 2022

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia would like to give Batavia drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming mor... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Batavia Drivers

August 13, 2022

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Batavia drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cau... More

A New Battery in Batavia

July 15, 2022

Hello Batavia drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Batavia, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new batte... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

July 14, 2022

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Batavia are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years.... More

Battery Basics for Batavia

June 30, 2022

It's important for Batavia drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Illinois weather. Most Batavia area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Howev... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

March 13, 2022

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Procrastination Prevention in Batavia

September 5, 2021

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... More

The Cable Guy (Battery Cables and Maintenance)

March 28, 2021

If you've ever noticed your vehicle's lights are dim or not working at all, the problem could be many things. But one possibility is your battery cables aren't doing their job. A power outage in your vehicle is similar to one in your house and needs to be repaired to get things back to normal. ... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

January 17, 2021

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

October 4, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More