Car Care Tips

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Austin

Video: Night driving in Austin is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Video: Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Austin drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Austin. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stu... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Austin, Texas?

Video: No one in Austin, Texas, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Texas fuel prices, however, have spurred Austin drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel prices. ... Read More

Is Your Austin Driving Severe?

Video: People near Austin, Texas, often ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Austin, Texas, service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin look up... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Austin, Texas

Video: No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Austin, Texas, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Austin, Texas, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle  free of charge. The manufact... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

A New Battery in Austin

Video: Hello Austin 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 Austin, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery... Read More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Power Steering Service

Video: 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... Read More

Saving Lives in Austin with Tire Pressure

Video: All new passenger vehicles on our Austin, Texas roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that you ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Austin man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car i... Read More

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