Car Care Tips

June 2017

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Hello Austin! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace th... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin, and Texas car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Austin drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximi... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Austin and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your fi... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Austin Vehicle

Imagine you've left Austin and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you do... Read More

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