Fuel Injection Basics for Appleton

November 29, 2020

All modern Appleton vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Appleton drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in the en... More

Greeted by a Screech (Loud Noise when Starting Vehicle)

November 22, 2020

No one likes to be greeted in the morning by having someone screech at you. The same goes for a loud, high-pitched noise your vehicle greets you with every time you start the engine. If you're wondering if that's normal, no, it isn't. And it is worth getting checked out. The good news is that... More

Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

November 15, 2020

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

November 8, 2020

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Appleton use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Tire & A... More

Your Biggest Fan (Radiator Fan Problems)

November 1, 2020

Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros... More