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Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Austin drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Austin area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when famili... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Austin drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all n... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Your browser does not support the video tag. Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Austin area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make g... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Austin drivers — on the road. And good safety starts wi... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Austin, Texas Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. How do Austin drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Texas consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Texas seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Austin, let's talk about But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's st... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Austin

So you've bought a used car in the Austin area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Austin area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you've sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you wanted to... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Austin driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Serv... Read More

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