Car Care Tips

January 2020

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Austin drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Texas driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Cent... Read More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Engine Air Filter Replacement

When your experienced Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed ... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Texas

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Texas friends are often curious about the preventiv... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Austin Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Austin drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even caus... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Austin Motorists

Some Austin vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin and other Austin auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics.Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin for a tri... Read More

10 Services Austin Drivers Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Austin. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we ha... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Austin

The hottest Texas news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Austin. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for yo... Read More

Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.

There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions... Read More

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