Light Up your Life (Headlamp Replacement)

October 2, 2022

Did you know that having a burned out headlight can result in your rearview mirror reflecting some flashing lights? In other words, you might get pulled over by the police for only having one working headlight, because in most places it's against the law. Not only is it illegal to drive with one... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Appleton

September 25, 2022

Every Appleton car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So ... More

Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)

September 18, 2022

Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it. That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust system has a leak in it, it may be allowing poisonous gases inside your vehicle and could make you serio... More

Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)

September 11, 2022

Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles. Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, too, and it's important to make sure they're operating at their peak. In a vehicle with a gasoline engi... More

What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

September 4, 2022

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Appleton

August 31, 2022

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Appleton area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Appleton area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems that... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

August 30, 2022

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Appleton driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Ce... More

Trip Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

August 29, 2022

Appleton area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Appleton drivers can't always... More

Suspension Service in Appleton at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

August 28, 2022

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Appleton may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Appleton. Its job is to keep your whee... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Appleton Vehicle

August 28, 2022

Imagine you've left Appleton and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. Y... More