Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Today

May 3, 2020

Hello Appleton drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Appleton, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues ov... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

April 26, 2020

Hello Wisconsin! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

March 22, 2020

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o... More

Wisconsin: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

January 14, 2020

Wisconsin residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

November 10, 2019

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical ... More

Procrastination Prevention in Appleton

May 19, 2019

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

March 31, 2019

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Make Your Battery Last

March 17, 2019

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

March 3, 2019

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Appleton, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Alternator Replacement Service in Appleton

January 1, 2019

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Appleton is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and la... More