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

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

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

February 24, 2022

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... More

I Had No Idea! (Four Things You Didn't Know About Vehicles)

October 24, 2021

Bet you didn't know: Some of the earliest rearview mirrors were marketed as "Cop Spotters" so drivers would know when police were following them. Who wants a ticket, anyway? According to eBay Motors, Elmer Berger first patented a rearview mirror that was mounted on the front fenders, on the spare... More

Objects in the Mirror (Rearview Mirror Safety and Maintenance)

October 3, 2021

You may remember a song that went, "Objects in the rearview mirror may appear closer than they are." While that was a song about life's lessons, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe driving. While new electronic devices are helping drivers be ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Pflugerville: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

August 22, 2021

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Pflugerville drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace... More

The Best Book that's Not a Best-Seller

July 4, 2021

Sometimes the movie is better than the book, sometimes it's the other way around. But when it comes to your vehicle, the best book of all is the owner's manual. The plot is simple: Owner wants long life and dependable performance from the vehicle, manual has the way to achieve that long life and... More

Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)

June 27, 2021

When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color. Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees. When those leaves get wet, you'd be surprised to learn just how slippery they can be. We all know ice is slippery to drive on. What causes tires ... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

June 6, 2021

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More