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Maintaining Your Older Car in Austin, Texas

Your browser does not support the video tag. The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Austin, Texas: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Austin, Texas

Your browser does not support the video tag. The median age for cars in the Austin, Texas area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle ... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we've had a lot of Austin customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Texas. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years.... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. These days many people in the Austin area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Austin, Texas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Myths passed around our Austin, Texas community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicle... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Austin

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... Read More

Gas Savings in Austin: Sharpen Your Pencil

Your browser does not support the video tag. High gas prices in Austin increase the cost of living for Texas drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Austin vehicle owne... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Good vehicle care for us Austin residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Austin drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Texas who think that severe service schedules apply to ... Read More

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

Your browser does not support the video tag. No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue reca... Read More

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