Car Care Tips

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itse... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Pflugerville?

All Pflugerville drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Pflugerville.First... Read More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name."  The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years.   That comfortable relat... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Pflugerville.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Tim... Read More

10 Services Pflugerville Drivers Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Pflugerville. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphone... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

Many Pflugerville car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expe... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Pflugerville, Texas

Myths passed around our Pflugerville, 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... Read More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... Read More

Tracking True in Pflugerville: Wheel Alignment

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville ali... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engi... Read More

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