Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock: Viva la Difference

July 26, 2020

Every vehicle on Texas roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Round Rock residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

July 19, 2020

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

Wiper Blades in Texas

July 12, 2020

If you're gonna drive around the Round Rock 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 your... More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

July 5, 2020

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co... More