Car Care Tips

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

Fuel Injection Basics for Pflugerville

All modern Pflugerville vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Pflugerville drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right time—to be mixed with air an... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different ... Read More

Bad Vibes

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road.  One... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Pflugerville Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Pflugerville drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves u... Read More

Stay Safe in Pflugerville by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Pflugerville resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Texas rescue workers. Rescue workers and Pflugerville police are well aware o... Read More

Pflugerville, Texas Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

When winter approaches in Texas, Pflugerville residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Texas winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Pflugerville residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need you... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Pflugerville drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Pflugerville. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down... Read More

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

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