Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)

April 25, 2021

If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presents. There are many things that can cause a vehicle to give off a gasoline odor. One of the easi... More

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

April 18, 2021

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Austin drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of t... More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Austin Automobiles

April 11, 2021

Austin drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Austin, Texas, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactl... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Texas Driving

April 4, 2021

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Austin knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Austin area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment and ... More