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

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock in Round Rock

March 13, 2022

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

February 21, 2021

Local Round Rock roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Round Rock... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Round Rock

August 23, 2020

Today we want to talk to Round Rock drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even thoug... More

Round Rock Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

February 11, 2019

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Round Rock, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksh... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

October 17, 2017

Modern vehicles in and around Round Rock run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Round Rock drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This re... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

May 31, 2016

Like everything in the Texas automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Texas drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Round Rock roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, ... More