The Key Won't Turn! (Ignition Problems)

October 23, 2022

You've just arrived at the store shopping and you're ready to head home. You put your key in the ignition and oh, no! The ignition won't turn! What do you do now? Don't panic. There are some things you can do to get going again. The first thing to do is see if you have a locking steering wheel... More

The Edible Engine

August 28, 2022

You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents. After all, mice, rats and squirrelseven rabbitshave been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire. They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fix.... More

When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)

August 7, 2022

There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others. One is the air bag light. If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their job. Automakers began installing air bags in the late 1990's since they were mandatory in the United State... More

That Vexing Vapor Venting (Vapor Coming out of Vents)

July 24, 2022

You may have noticed sometimes on a hot and humid day, vapor will come out of your vehicle's vents when you have the air conditioning on. Is that something to be concerned about? Well, it depends. Sometimes that steam or vapor can be caused by water accumulating in the vent system after it has c... More

Wiper Blades in Texas

May 10, 2022

If you're gonna drive around the Pflugerville area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like yo... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

May 2, 2022

There are several important factors that go into how often Pflugerville drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether its a lot of bugs and road grime from Texas fre... More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for PFLUGERVILLE Drivers

May 1, 2022

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 TX? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our w... More

Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)

April 24, 2022

Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt. When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own vehicles. And to protect the paint and its luster, there are a few things to keep in mind when you ge... More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

April 11, 2022

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Pflugerville, Texas, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Pflugerville, Texas:When an accident occurs, you should always stop.... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

April 2, 2022

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years. That comfortable relat... More