OMAHA Tire Repair

June 26, 2022

Most OMAHA residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for OMAHA drivers it also has a financial impact. With high NE gas prices, we've all heard about the importance of ... More

A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

June 19, 2022

If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

June 12, 2022

OMAHA 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 lubri... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

June 5, 2022

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in OMAHA ... More

An Oil for All Seasons (Engine Oil Selection)

May 29, 2022

You swap your winter boots for flip-flops in the summer. Why not change your winter engine oil for summer, hot-weather oil? While it may seem like it makes sense, there's some good news. Most drivers don't have to, and here's why. Engine oil can be made in different thicknesses. That thicknes... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

May 22, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

May 17, 2022

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in OMAHA

May 8, 2022

Many OMAHA drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal pa... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

May 1, 2022

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. OMAHA drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensi... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

April 24, 2022

Hello OMAHA! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more ... More