Austin Air Conditioning Service

May 30, 2021

Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Austin, but not in your vehicle. When Austin residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more comfort... More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

May 23, 2021

With Austin gas prices being what they are, many of us in Texas are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Austin area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Texas. But ... More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

May 16, 2021

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

May 9, 2021

Most Austin drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicl... More

It Wears on You (Tire Rotation)

May 2, 2021

If someone told you there was a fairly inexpensive way to improve your vehicle's handling, fuel economy and extend the life of your tires, you'd probably ask, "What do I have to do?" The answer is to rotate your tires. But you have to do it regularly. A lot of drivers think skipping tire rotatio... More