Timing Belt

November 25, 2018

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinde... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

November 18, 2018

Hey Appleton area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Wisconsin streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Appleton area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-secon... More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

November 11, 2018

No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

November 4, 2018

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Appleton. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better u... More