Wiper blades are critically important to Austin drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Austin drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle....
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 30, 2018
Most people in the Austin area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standard...
Posted in Service Intervals
on September 23, 2018
Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Austin auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000...
Posted in Suspension
on September 16, 2018
The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so the...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 09, 2018
Sometimes busy Austin residents dream about going back to the "simpler" days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Texas in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 03, 2018