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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 precis... 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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 aroun... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 pro... Read More

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

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