That Squeal is Telling You Something (What Causes Squealing While Steering)

January 16, 2022

If you hear a squealing noise when you turn your vehicle, it's trying to tell you something is wrong. After all, it never made that noise before, right? The sound you hear may becoming from a few sources. Let's take a look (or a listen) to some of the possibilities. First, you almost certainl... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

May 9, 2021

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Round Rock

March 29, 2020

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Round Rock. If you took an informal poll around Round Rock you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people... More

Defensive Driving in Round Rock, Texas

January 26, 2020

There was a man in the Round Rock area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Texas highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in ... More

Steer Right in Round Rock

November 3, 2019

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Round Rock drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent y... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Round Rock

April 15, 2018

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Round Rock, Texas, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Tir... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock Power Steering Service

January 22, 2017

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Power Steering Service in Round Rock

February 25, 2016

Most Round Rock drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power ste... More

Power Steering Service In Round Rock

February 5, 2016

Most Round Rock drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes ... More