Your Well Trained Technician at Tuffy Round Rock

June 26, 2022

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in ROUND ROCK, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the tec... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock in Round Rock

June 21, 2022

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Round Rock residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-bo... More

Fuel Injectors

June 20, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in Round Rock with a carburetor rolled out of the Texas dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Round Rock, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engi... More

PCV Valve Replacement

June 19, 2022

Hello Round Rock, 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 h... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Round Rock

June 19, 2022

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

Severe Service Requirements

June 18, 2022

A lot of Round Rock drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of a... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

June 12, 2022

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More

See the Light (Automatic High Beam Dimmers)

June 5, 2022

It's happened to all of us. We're driving down a highway at night and over a crest appears a car with its high beams blazing. You are momentarily blinded, hoping the other driver will switch them to their low beam setting and restore your vision. Not only do we not appreciate being blinded, fac... More