The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

May 22, 2022

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More

A Honking Big Jam (Stuck Horn)

May 17, 2022

At one time or another, most drivers honk their horn at someone who might be texting at a stoplight or not paying attention when they're driving. But what happens when you tap on your horn and all of a sudden it won't quit? Everyone's looking at you like you're an angry jerk and all you want to ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Round Rock: Rotor Problems

May 8, 2022

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in ROUND ROCK.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... More

Talk to Tuffy Round Rock About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

May 1, 2022

Custom wheels are one way that ROUND ROCK folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Round Rock: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

April 24, 2022

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. ROUND ROCK drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.... More

Fears and Gears (Signs of Automatic Transmission Problems)

April 17, 2022

Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of shifting your own gears are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time in the wrong place. Here are some signs to look out for that may mean you ar... More

TX: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

April 10, 2022

TX residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... More

Straight and True in ROUND ROCK: Wheel Alignment

April 3, 2022

Most ROUND ROCK folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in ROUND... More

Light's Out! Trouble Ahead (Exterior Light Bulb Service)

April 2, 2022

Whether or not your exterior light bulbs are all working probably is not at the top of your list when you think about your vehicle. But those exterior lights are more important than you think, and they're vital to your safety and that of other drivers near you. Headlights are important. Not onl... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

April 1, 2022

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... More