A Hot Mess (AC System-Compresser)

October 1, 2023

Air conditioning used to be a real luxury in a vehicle, but now it's standard in most. Your vehicle's air conditioning system is built to last a pretty long time, but like anything mechanical, sometimes it fails. It helps to know a little about how the A/C works. There's a compressor that press... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

August 27, 2023

Austin drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubr... More

Your Vehicle's Hissy Fit (AC System)

April 9, 2023

When you hear hissing sounds coming from your vehicle, you might start thinking the worst. One type of hissing coming from around your air conditioner may be a normal sound, or it could be a sign of serious trouble. First - the normal sound. When you turn off your vehicle, the refrigerant goes... More

Full of Hot Air (Air Conditioning)

January 15, 2023

In warm weather, you want to be in a cool vehicle. When we're talking cool, we don't mean stylish or trendy, but cool as in not sweltering inside. And if your vehicle's air conditioner stops working correctly, it seems to always break at the worst timeduring a heat wave. Automotive air conditio... More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

November 20, 2022

Most Texas auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning sys... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

August 8, 2021

Warm weather or cold, Austin drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Austin people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedu... More

Austin Air Conditioning Service

May 30, 2021

Working up a sweat is a great thing to do in a gym around Austin, but not in your vehicle. When Austin residents' vehicle AC Systems have a problem, they'll often feel it right away. The question is, how long do you put up with it? You know, the old comfort versus cost dilemma. But a more comfort... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Air Conditioning ? Common Problem

February 11, 2019

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Austin. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Austin drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin is... More

A Cold Day in Austin ? Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

January 21, 2018

Most Austin drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Texas highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Austin rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot veh... More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

January 7, 2018

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... More