Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Austin

Video: There’s not much Austin drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Texas, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop ligh... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Austin Car Owners

Video: A generation ago, Austin drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Austin shop every year or two for repairs seemed... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Austin

Video: There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Austin can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just get ... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Texas Roads?

Video: Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Texas spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving i... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Automotive Tips: Alternator

Video: Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Service for Your Exhaust System

Video: 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... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Austin

Video: There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Austin. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when som... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Video: Most Austin drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Texas folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Austin drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Austin

Video: As Austin consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Texas, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff... Read More

Straight and True in Austin: Wheel Alignment

Video: Most Austin folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Austin i... Read More

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