Car Care Tips

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Austin

Many Austin drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and man... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Texas. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Austin residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write "oil change" every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the s... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Okay. You went to your local Austin car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest A... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Austin Drivers

Hello, Austin residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Austin auto owners don't need to filter their fuel ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Austin

With high fuel prices in Austin, Texas, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it... Read More

Austin Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Austin residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Au... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Austin, Texas, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Austin area have as many as 12 networked computers and o... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. Th... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Austin road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs... Read More

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