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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt for Appleton drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not comp... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton?

Video: Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Appleton drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Wisconsin who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack o... Read More

To Save Gas Around Appleton: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Video:   One topic that hits the news in Wisconsin on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Wisconsin drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Appleton who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel econom... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Appleton: Air Conditioning Service

Video: Most Appleton drivers don't even think about their air conditioner. Now here's a tip for Appleton vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Wisconsin winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually removes some of ... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton About the Importance of Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Advice on Buying New Tires

Video: Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Appleton driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Wisconsin seasons.Appleton off-roaders should be excited about the options ... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Appleton, Wisconsin

Video: The median age for cars in the Appleton, Wisconsin area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Appleton area, bring it into Tuffy Ti... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Signs of an Alignment Problem

Video: When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Appleton drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. W... Read More

Gas Savings in Appleton: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: High gas prices in Appleton increase the cost of living for Wisconsin drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Appleton vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled m... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Making a Battery Last Longer

Video: One thing all Appleton drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to... Read More

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