Severe Service Requirements

June 19, 2022

A lot of Pflugerville drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of... More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Texas: Winter Car Prep for Pflugerville Drivers

May 29, 2022

When autumn comes around in Pflugerville, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Pflugerville drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for P... More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

May 28, 2022

Good vehicle care for us Pflugerville residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required dif... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Pflugerville Car Owners

May 12, 2022

A generation ago, Pflugerville drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Pflugerville shop every year or two for re... More

Economics of Maintenance for Pflugerville Auto Owners

May 11, 2022

Buying a new car in Pflugerville is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Pflugerville who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be havi... More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

April 24, 2022

If you're reading this article in Pflugerville, Texas, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville tells you the manufacturer recommend... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

April 22, 2022

Sometimes we hear people in Pflugerville say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that co... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

April 17, 2022

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville we get a lot of Pflugerville drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Texas, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the tas... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

April 13, 2022

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Pflugerville... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville On Your Serpentine Belt

April 10, 2022

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Pflugerville, Texas, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Th... More