Car Care Tips

Breathe Deep in Austin With a New Cabin Air Filter

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Austin auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be rep... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Austin

Video: Sometimes busy Austin residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Texas in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Austin

Video: Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Austin, Texas

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Austin, Texas eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Austin, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group... Read More

Gas Savings in Austin: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Austin increase the cost of living for Texas drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Austin vehicle owne... Read More

Breathe Free in Austin: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Austin drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car ni... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Good vehicle care for us Austin residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Alignment Inspection

Video: Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Austin drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin will inspect your tires for uneven wea... Read More

Questions to Ask Your Austin Service Advisor

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We find that a lot of Austin drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about t... Read More

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