Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Wiper Blade Options

September 30, 2018

Wiper blades are critically important to Austin drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When its time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Austin drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. I... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

September 23, 2018

Most people in the Austin area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some... More

Breathe Deep in Austin With a New Cabin Air Filter

September 16, 2018

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Austin auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

September 9, 2018

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so the... More

Budget for Maintenance in Austin

September 3, 2018

Sometimes busy Austin residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Texas in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the a... More