Car Care Tips

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

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Pflugerville drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Texas who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a co... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Pflugerville drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive ma... Read More

A Bright Idea

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... Read More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Passing the Smell Test

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Pflugerville residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Texas folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but someti... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Pflugerville. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad ar... Read More

Fuel for Thought

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components.  They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part.  You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perfo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Pflugerville drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Pflugerville drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with the... Read More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... Read More

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