Car Care Tips

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Texas has got people in Austin talking. It seems that Austin folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fu... Read More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Austin drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wro... Read More

Stay Safe in Austin by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Austin resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Texas rescue workers. Rescue workers and Austin police are well aware of this diffi... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Austin resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Servicing Your Differential

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Austin drivers. A lot of us in Austin don't know what a differential is or what it's fo... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Austin drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Texas, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels.... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Austin Texas

When accidents occur in Austin, Texas, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Texas police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallet... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different ... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more e... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Austin drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Texas roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel ... Read More

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