Power Steering Service in Batavia

August 29, 2022

Most Batavia drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steeri... More

Steering Clear in Batavia

May 2, 2021

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

April 11, 2021

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

April 12, 2020

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia

February 16, 2020

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Batavia auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central e... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Batavia

January 17, 2020

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Batavia, Illinois, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Tir... More

Defensive Driving in Batavia, Illinois

August 4, 2019

There was a man in the Batavia area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Illinois highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Batavia Power Steering Service

June 23, 2019

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Steer Right in Batavia

December 3, 2018

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Batavia drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent year... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Batavia

May 24, 2017

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Batavia. If you took an informal poll around Batavia you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Ba... More