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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

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Austin Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Austin residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Fuel Saving Tip for Austin: Check Engine Light

Your browser does not support the video tag. Here's a question for Austin, Texas : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of coverin... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Austin Tune Up

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's wh... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Austin residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular ga... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Austin residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular ga... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Your browser does not support the video tag. The price of gas in Texas has got people in Austin talking. It seems that Austin folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review ... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Austin resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in t... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Austin, Texas

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Austin, Texas.Unless they drive a vintage car, Austin auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a schedul... Read More

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