Car Care Tips

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

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

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 transmission, then you have to do the work of shift... Read More

Timing Belt

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 engine over the cylinders is called the cylinde... Read More

Cool Running in Omaha

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 preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... Read More

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

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 belt ... Read More

Why People in Omaha Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

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 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Som... Read More

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

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 its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. Bu... Read More

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

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. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

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 check your brake system and let you know if t... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

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 still a very big investment and Omaha drivers ... Read More

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