How to Get Better Gas Mileage in ROUND ROCK

September 25, 2022

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in ROUND ROCK can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just ... 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

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Texas Driving

February 13, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Round Rock knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Round Rock area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartm... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock for Better Performance

December 19, 2021

Hi Round Rock residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Round Rock

November 7, 2021

With high fuel prices in Round Rock, Texas, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do som... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Round Rock

October 3, 2021

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Round Rock, Texas, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Round Rock streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just suck... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock

November 29, 2020

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel ... More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Round Rock

October 25, 2020

Round Rock drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Round Rock area, but it does add quite a b... More

Diesel Maintenance for Texas

August 16, 2020

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Texas friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock

June 21, 2020

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More