Fuel Injectors

August 20, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in Appleton with a carburetor rolled out of the Wisconsin dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Appleton, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engi... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

August 16, 2022

The price of gas in Wisconsin has got people in Appleton talking. It seems that Appleton folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fue... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

August 14, 2022

Most Appleton auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Appleton drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Serv... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

August 5, 2022

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Appleton, Wisconsin

August 2, 2022

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Appleton area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the clea... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Appleton

July 30, 2022

With high fuel prices in Appleton, Wisconsin, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do s... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton for Better Performance

July 20, 2022

Hi Appleton residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the e... More

Introduction to Diesels for Appleton, Wisconsin

July 18, 2022

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Appleton, Wisconsin, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Wisconsin are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Appleton Tune Up

July 4, 2022

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More

Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

April 25, 2021

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... More