What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

January 31, 2021

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... More

The Edible Engine

January 24, 2021

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

Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)

January 17, 2021

If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil. It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it. Mobil's oil was different from conventional motor oil because it was first broken down to its basic molecules. Then, Mobil removed additional imp... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Pflugerville

January 10, 2021

There's a segment of the Pflugerville area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 ki... More

Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)

January 3, 2021

The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid. But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened. Usually, opening any hood is a 2-step process. You pull the hood release (which is usually a handle under the dashbo... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville in Pflugerville

January 1, 2021

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Pflugerville drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Texas driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville, our team will check your brake system an... More