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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

Austin Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Austin driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Austin residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the ser... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Austin. The timing belt’s important job i... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Austin, Texas: Transmission Service

Video: So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... Read More

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