Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha in Waukesha

December 3, 2023

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Waukesha drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Wisconsin to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pro... More

Go With the Flow (MAF Sensor Replacement)

November 26, 2023

A driver brought her vehicle into the shop the other day and told us how she was getting lousy fuel economy and that the engine was running rough. Plus, the Check Engine light was on. Our technician checked the code the engine had generated (why the Check Engine light was on) and found the prob... More

Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)

November 19, 2023

If youve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor. You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but its important that it be working correctly, or you may be experiencing some fairly significant engine issues... More

Defensive Driving in Waukesha, Wisconsin

November 12, 2023

There was a man in the Waukesha area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Wisconsin highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home i... More

The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

November 5, 2023

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha

October 29, 2023

Most people in the Waukesha area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. So... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha

October 23, 2023

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Waukesha auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel syst... More

Road Ready (Trip Inspection)

October 15, 2023

Maybe you've been cooped up for a while and are yearning for a change of scenery. Or maybe you need to visit a relative who lives far away. You choose not to fork out the big bucks for airline tickets, so it's time for a road trip. Make sure you're road ready by having your vehicle professiona... More

The Right Oil for the Season (Engine Oil Viscosity)

October 8, 2023

As the temperatures plunge, certain types of engine oil may not flow as easily as they did when it was warmer. Makes sense, doesn't it? Just like molasses gets thicker as the temperature goes down, engine oil does the same thing. So, maybe you're wondering if you have to change your oil as the s... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Waukesha

October 1, 2023

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Waukesha area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Waukesha diesel... More