Car Care Tips

October 2018

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

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... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

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... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

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 ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Pflugerville

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 ... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Pflugerville

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... Read More

Tracking True in Texas: Wheel Alignment in Pflugerville

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... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

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... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Pflugerville Drivers

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... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville in Pflugerville

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... Read More

Texas: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

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 ... Read More

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