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

Sniffing Out a Problem

June 7, 2020

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Today

May 3, 2020

Hello Batavia drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Batavia, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

January 19, 2020

Today in the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia auto care blog, we're going to talk to Batavia drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Tire & Auto S... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

March 10, 2019

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Batavia... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

March 3, 2019

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

October 21, 2018

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia in Batavia: Synthetic Oil

July 23, 2018

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia: Battery Testing

May 8, 2017

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Batavia drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as ... More