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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

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Hello Appleton! Did you know that the first federally mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Wisconsin vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Appleton

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Appleton. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Tire &am... Read More

Engine Air Filter From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Many Appleton drivers have found themselves in the following situation: they go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If t... Read More

Appleton Exhaust and Emissions Service

Video: Many Appleton residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke, or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton is really a lot more comprehe... Read More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Appleton Automobiles

Video: Appleton drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Appleton, Wisconsin streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined u... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Guide to Custom Wheels

Video: If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Appleton drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, the... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Video: Why are wheel bearings for Appleton vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive ar... Read More

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