Keeping Your Car Young in Waukesha

May 28, 2023

As Waukesha consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Wisconsin, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our ... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

May 21, 2023

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Waukesha Wisconsin

May 14, 2023

When accidents occur in Waukesha, Wisconsin, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Wisconsin police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, walle... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

May 7, 2023

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

April 30, 2023

Waukesha drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lu... More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

April 23, 2023

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to de... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Waukesha?

April 16, 2023

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Waukesha?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Wisconsin approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New... More

What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)

April 9, 2023

You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go. But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS. The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out the right mi... More

Following Recommended Intervals for Your vehicle

April 2, 2023

If you're reading this article in Waukesha, Wisconsin, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha tells you the manufacturer recommends so... More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

March 26, 2023

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... More