Car Care Tips

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Austin

Video: Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and domestic vehi... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Video: Like everything in the Texas automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Texas drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Austin roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, hel... Read More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Menu Board

Video: Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Austin, Texas, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Austin Vehicle

Video: If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Austin area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to w... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Hello Austin! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

Video: The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin, and Texas car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Austin drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Video: If you've ever been driving around Austin and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field of... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Austin Vehicle

Video: Imagine you've left Austin and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. Yo... Read More

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

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