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

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

February 20, 2022

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock

November 18, 2018

Hello Round Rock! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Texas vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

August 13, 2018

Most Round Rock drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve... More