Car Care Tips

Timing Belt

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the e... Read More

Cool Running in Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper p... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

Video: The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Omaha.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing bel... Read More

Why People in Omaha Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Omaha, Nebraska, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 16... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Battery Testing

Video: The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Omaha drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. B... Read More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Omaha drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Nebraska who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewher... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Omaha drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Nebraska driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Omaha (Wright St), our team will... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're ... Read More

Economics of Maintenance for Omaha Auto Owners

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Buying a new car in Omaha is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Omaha who've been used to driving a new ca... Read More

Shake It up in Omaha!: Why Wheel Balancing

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

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