Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

February 25, 2019

All Appleton service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant th... More

Diesel Maintenance for Wisconsin

February 18, 2019

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Wisconsin friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that dies... More

Lease or Buy?

February 11, 2019

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Appleton drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays d... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Appleton

February 4, 2019

Theres not much Appleton drivers can do about the price of gas in Wisconsin, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop l... More