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Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

Many Omaha car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty ... Read More

Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Omaha, Nebraska

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Omaha, Nebraska: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Omaha motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Be... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

Today in the Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) auto care blog, we're going to talk to Omaha drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest ... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Omaha drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not complet... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Omaha driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Nebraska, winter tires differed from highway tires only in thei... Read More

A Cold Day in Omaha – Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

Most Omaha drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Nebraska highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Omaha rush hour, but so can a long ride in... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Omaha Vehicle

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 pulling off to the side.That would slow you d... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Omaha

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 recommendation of when the filter should be replace... Read More

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