Car Care Tips

May 2016

Austin Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Austin residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. All of us in Austin know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good car care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. T... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Austin. The timing belt’s important job i... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Austin, Texas: Transmission Service

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up a... Read More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a lot of drivers in Austin who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Texas these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission se... Read More

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