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Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Austin drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Texas who think that severe service schedules apply to ... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue reca... Read More

Austin Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Video: Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Austin drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Austin drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your tr... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't driv... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Texas service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Austin drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy ... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Austin Car Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Keeping Your Car Young in Austin

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 parent... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Austin folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Austin market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Austin Auto Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Austin is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Austin who've been used to driving a new ... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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, wh... Read More

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