Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Appleton Vehicle

August 28, 2016

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Appleton area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to ... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

August 21, 2016

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Battery Testing

August 15, 2016

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Appleton drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Appleton, Wisconsin

August 7, 2016

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Appleton, Wisconsin.Unless they drive a vintage car, Appleton auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Appleton

August 2, 2016

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Appleton, Wisconsin, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy T... More