Car Care Tips

October 2019

Maintaining Your Diesel in Appleton

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Appleton area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur con... Read More

Ask Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which c... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Appleton drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on ... Read More

No Fueling! (Fuel Filler Location)

If you've ever gotten in an unfamiliar vehicle, maybe a rental car, you may have pulled up to the gas pump and wondered, "Which side is the fuel filler on?" Here's a tip for you. There is usually a little arrow on the instrument panel near the fuel gauge that points to the side where the fuel fi... Read More

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