Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Advice on What to Do After You Buy

July 19, 2020

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Appleton drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Appleton area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when fa... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

March 8, 2020

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Rotor Problems

August 11, 2019

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Appleton.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in les... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Appleton

July 16, 2018

Let's talk about something critical for all Appleton drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps y... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Brake Noise

June 14, 2018

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Appleton. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... More

Hitting the Brakes in Appleton

March 13, 2018

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself and other Appleton drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspectio... More

Odometer Rollback On Your Appleton Wisconsin Auto

September 18, 2015

How do Appleton auto owners know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Wisconsin consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Wisconsin seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your odo... More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Appleton

October 1, 2014

So youve bought a used car in the Appleton area. Do you know what youre getting? It is hard to know what youre getting because people in the Appleton area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why youve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you... More