Car Care Tips

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Omaha Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Imagine you've left Omaha and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were p... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Every Omaha car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recomme... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

Video: Good vehicle care for us Omaha residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different ... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard trans... Read More

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

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