What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Pflugerville

July 2, 2022

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Pflugerville area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Pflugerville area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there probl... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

July 1, 2022

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Pflugerville driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Servic... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Pflugerville, Texas Vehicle

April 2, 2022

How do Pflugerville drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Texas consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Texas seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Pflu... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

March 26, 2022

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Pflugerville area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indicatio... More

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

September 26, 2021

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville

August 8, 2021

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Pflugerville drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and sh... 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

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

June 21, 2020

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

March 1, 2020

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

Hitting The Brakes In Pflugerville

September 22, 2019

Hello Pflugerville, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck ro... More