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A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Appleton

Video: When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Appleton drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmission ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

Video: The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Appleton drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expe... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Appleton. The timing belt’s important job... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Guide To Caring For Your Transmission

Video: Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Appleton drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Appleton. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift fo... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Auto Tips and Videos: Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute. The timing belt’s critical job is to make sure that all of this ha... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Appleton Drivers

Video: Knowing how their engine works can help Appleton drivers make informed decisions about car care and prevent costly repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that move... Read More

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