Car Care Tips

How Much is Enough for Appleton Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Video: Most Appleton drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the te... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Most people in the Appleton area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. S... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

Video: When Appleton drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Appleton drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks an... Read More

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

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