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Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Austin

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Austin, Texas, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Austin streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the ga... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Austin, Texas

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cent... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Texas

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Texas friends are often curious about the preventiv... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin for Better Performance

Hi Austin residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The f... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Austin Drivers

Hello, Austin residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Austin auto owners don't need to filter their fuel ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Austin

With high fuel prices in Austin, Texas, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. Th... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Austin

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 a result, we are going to see more Austin die... Read More

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