Car Care Tips

Shake It up in Omaha!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out o... Read More

Power Steering Service in Omaha

Most Omaha drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Omaha man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in... Read More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Omaha Vehicle

Omaha drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Nebraska come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Omaha area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system – called TPMS – consists o... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Omaha Motorists

Some Omaha vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) and other Omaha auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Omaha area, automotive diagnostic... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

A lot of us Omaha drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Nebraska motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in... Read More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Omaha Nebraska

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

On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Omaha, Nebraska, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of dia... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Omaha

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Omaha, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Omaha drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occ... Read More

Suspension Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

During an inspection at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. Ther... Read More

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