Most Austin auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Austin drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Ser...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 29, 2017
So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that "severe service" schedule and see some of the following:1. M...
Posted in Service Intervals
on January 22, 2017
Austin drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Texas auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires.It's hard for many Austin drivers to tell whe...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 17, 2017
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Austin area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving decision...
Posted in Headlamps
on January 09, 2017
Any Austin driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Austin residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the ser...
Posted in Timing Belt
on January 02, 2017