Austin Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

May 29, 2018

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Austin drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Austin drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your tr... More

Under Pressure in Austin: TPMS

May 23, 2018

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Austin, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 20... More

Differential Service in Austin, Texas - What You Need to Know

May 15, 2018

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Austin, Texas, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential. So... More

Know Your Towing Limits in Austin

May 7, 2018

Some Austin drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Austin, you should be aware of safety issues, Texas towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towi... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

May 1, 2018

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at... More