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Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

Video: Many Austin drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal p... Read More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Austin Vehicle

Video: Austin drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Texas come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Austin area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system – called TPMS – consists of sensors ... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Austin

Video: All modern Austin vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Austin drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air and burned in the engi... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Austin

Video: When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My f... Read More

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

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