Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

August 21, 2022

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Appleton residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board ... More

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

July 18, 2021

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

January 17, 2021

Most Appleton drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehi... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Service for Your Exhaust System

June 23, 2019

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Passing the Smell Test

December 10, 2017

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Appleton residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Wisconsin folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we fo... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

March 14, 2017

Hello Appleton! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Wisconsin vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to... More

Appleton Exhaust and Emissions Service

February 20, 2017

Many Appleton residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton is really a lot more comprehensive... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

October 16, 2016

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Passing the Smell Test

February 9, 2016

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Appleton motorists realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Wisconsin folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but ... More