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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

Fuel Filter Service in Appleton, Wisconsin

Video: There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember, because it is a long list, but your service ce... Read More

Drive Defensively in Wisconsin

Video: Car care is part of auto safety in Appleton. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Wisconsin roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundin... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Video: Ask any Appleton man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Most Appleton folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Appleton market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have b... Read More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

Video: Warm weather or cold, Appleton drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Appleton people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintena... Read More

Appleton, Wisconsin Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in Wisconsin, Appleton residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Wisconsin winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Appleton residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need you... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Wisconsin Roads?

Video: Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Wisconsin spends two and a half hours daily in their car.The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressi... Read More

Battery Basics for Appleton

Video: It's important for Appleton drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Wisconsin weather. Most Appleton area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. H... Read More

Appleton Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Video: Improved The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Appleton fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cra... Read More

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