An Oil for All Seasons (Engine Oil Selection)

May 29, 2022

You swap your winter boots for flip-flops in the summer. Why not change your winter engine oil for summer, hot-weather oil? While it may seem like it makes sense, there's some good news. Most drivers don't have to, and here's why. Engine oil can be made in different thicknesses. That thicknes... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

May 22, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

May 17, 2022

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in OMAHA

May 8, 2022

Many OMAHA drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal pa... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

May 1, 2022

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. OMAHA drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensi... More