The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the en...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on February 26, 2018
All new passenger vehicles on our Appleton, Wisconsin, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 18, 2018
Appleton residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in th...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 13, 2018
Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Appleton, Wisconsin, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down...
Posted in Service Intervals
on February 05, 2018