Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

August 29, 2021

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Austin Drivers

August 22, 2021

People in Austin have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to 13,... More

A Real "Pane" (Window Maintenance and Repair)

August 15, 2021

It's pretty frustrating when your driver's window won't work. You can't get your food at the drive-thru without opening the door, have a tough time using the ATM from your vehicle, can't have that fresh breeze blowing through your hair as you listen to your favorite road tunes. Plus, there's a s... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

August 8, 2021

Warm weather or cold, Austin drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Austin people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedu... More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

August 1, 2021

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... More