Car Care Tips

May 2019

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Austin drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be ... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Austin: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Austin drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Texas drivers ran out and b... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Austin area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Austin Driving

Your browser does not support the video tag. Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Austin, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind ... Read More

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