No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

January 22, 2023

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

January 15, 2023

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More

Wiper Blades in TX

January 8, 2023

If you're gonna drive around the PFLUGERVILLE area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like yo... More

See the Light (Automatic High Beam Dimmers)

January 1, 2023

It's happened to all of us. We're driving down a highway at night and over a crest appears a car with its high beams blazing. You are momentarily blinded, hoping the other driver will switch them to their low beam setting and restore your vision. Not only do we not appreciate being blinded, fac... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

December 25, 2022

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, TX folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do withou... More

In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)

December 18, 2022

It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility. Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind. So here are a few tips on how to keep your windows from fogging up when there's a chill in the air. You probably know fog is really condensation... More

Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)

December 11, 2022

If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to. Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire (if we even have one) a second thought. If you have an SUV or truck with a spare, it may be mounted o... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on TX Roads?

December 4, 2022

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in TX spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is t... More

PFLUGERVILLE Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

November 27, 2022

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among PFLUGERVILLE drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should PFLUGERVILLE drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are mos... More

Let Tuffy Pflugerville Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

November 20, 2022

If you haven't shopped in the PFLUGERVILLE area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in PFLUGERVILLE, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle ... More