Repair or Replace? Thats a question Pflugerville drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the s...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 28, 2018
Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Pflugerville, Texas, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of d...
Posted in Service Standards
on October 22, 2018
The price of gas in Texas has got people in Pflugerville talking. It seems that Pflugerville folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to ...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 18, 2018
Theres not much Pflugerville drivers can do about the price of gas in Texas, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop ...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on October 17, 2018
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Pflugerville families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your pa...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on October 16, 2018
The biggest issue for Pflugerville area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Tire & Auto Se...
Posted in Automotive News
on October 15, 2018
At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville we've had a lot of Pflugerville customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Texas. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nin...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 14, 2018
When people in Pflugerville talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Texas? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through the...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 14, 2018
Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 13, 2018
Texas residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is ...
Posted in Fluids
on October 12, 2018