Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Viva la Difference

May 2, 2021

Every vehicle on Texas roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Pflugerville residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a mu... More

Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)

April 25, 2021

It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

April 18, 2021

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville in Pflugerville

April 11, 2021

There are a lot of drivers in Pflugerville who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Texas these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Pflugerville folks don't even... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Pflugerville

April 4, 2021

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Pflugerville area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Pflugerville drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle w... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

March 28, 2021

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Pflugerville drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers... More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Pflugerville

March 21, 2021

Night driving in Pflugerville is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just ... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Pflugerville

March 14, 2021

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Pflugerville area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Pflugervill... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

March 7, 2021

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Pflugerville residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids ca... More

Keep Your Cool in Pflugerville

February 28, 2021

Pflugerville drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there t... More