How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

September 25, 2022

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for PFLUGERVILLE Drivers

September 18, 2022

Hello, PFLUGERVILLE 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.PFLUGERVILLE auto owners don't need to filter... More

The Light Many Drivers Fear (Check Engine Light)

September 11, 2022

Ask just about any driver about one thing they fear seeing inside their vehicle and they'll say it's the Check Engine light coming on. You know, that little light on your instrument panel that is in the shape of a vehicle engine, often accompanied by the words Check, Check Engine, Check Engine Se... More

It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Tuffy Pflugerville

September 4, 2022

There are a lot of things in life that PFLUGERVILLE residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our PFLUGERVILLE dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. ... More

The Edible Engine

August 28, 2022

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrelseven rabbitshave been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fix.... More

Maintaining Your Older Car in PFLUGERVILLE, TX

August 21, 2022

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in PFLUGERVILLE, TX: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the PFLUGERVILLE motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Bec... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

August 14, 2022

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to PFLUGERVILLE... More

When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)

August 7, 2022

There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others. One is the air bag light. If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their job. Automakers began installing air bags in the late 1990's since they were mandatory in the United State... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for PFLUGERVILLE Drivers

July 31, 2022

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for PFLUGERVILLE drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could eve... More

That Vexing Vapor Venting (Vapor Coming out of Vents)

July 24, 2022

You may have noticed sometimes on a hot and humid day, vapor will come out of your vehicle's vents when you have the air conditioning on. Is that something to be concerned about? Well, it depends. Sometimes that steam or vapor can be caused by water accumulating in the vent system after it has c... More