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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Pflugerville.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timin... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Pflugerville Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Pflugerville drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Pflugerville drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Pflugerville. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down s... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Pflugerville. The timing belts important ... 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

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