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Super Slick at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

Hello Omaha! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Nebraska vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to reg... Read More

Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Omaha with a carburetor rolled out of the Nebraska dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Omaha, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engi... Read More

Omaha Road Trip Preparation

People from Omaha, Nebraska, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Nebraska road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Omaha resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to you... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Have you ever had an experience like this in Omaha, Nebraska? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but s... Read More

All Lined Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

When all of your vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Omaha can cause your vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Oma... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... Read More

Steer Right in Omaha

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Omaha drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years,... Read More

Hey Omaha Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Omaha?Is it:A Hamburger;Coffee;A Soft Drink, orGummy Bears?Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose '... Read More

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