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Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Passing the Smell Test

Video: The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Appleton motorists realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Wisconsin folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but somet... Read More

On Board Diagnostics For Your SUV

Video: Make an appointment with Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton to have your on board diagnostics analyzed. 2940 E. College Ave Appleton, Wisconsin 54915920-954-8500 Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Appleton Wisconsi... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Smart Car Care Videos: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Video: The primary job of the serpentine belt 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 completely rec... Read More

Automotive Guide for Appleton: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

Video: There are several essential factors that go into how often Appleton auto owners should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from Wisco... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In Appleton Wisconsin

Video: The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Appleton Wisconsin: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Appleton Wisconsin motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of ... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Appleton car owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our essential timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, ... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

Video: At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton we’ve had a lot of Appleton, Appleton, and Menasha clients asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years in Wisconsin. The median age of per... Read More

Viva la Differential At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton In Appleton

Video: There are a lot of Appleton people who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Wisconsin these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Appleton folks... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Hello Appleton motorists! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have... 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 ... Read More

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