PCV Valve Replacement

June 20, 2022

Hello Pflugerville, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville in Pflugerville

May 9, 2022

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

Pflugerville Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

March 3, 2022

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Pflugerville, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crank... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Pflugerville

February 21, 2022

Today we want to talk to Pflugerville drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even tho... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

December 20, 2020

Modern vehicles in and around Pflugerville run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Pflugerville drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. Thi... More

Timing Belt

June 14, 2020

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

April 12, 2020

Local Pflugerville roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Pflugerv... More

Emergency Items For Your SUV

June 8, 2016

Local Pflugerville roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for a... More

PCV Valve Replacement

December 17, 2015

Hello Pflugerville motorists, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase i... More