PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

July 30, 2017

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

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

July 25, 2017

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 expensive ... More

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

July 16, 2017

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... More

Fuel Injectors

July 10, 2017

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 engine cont... More

Omaha Road Trip Preparation

July 3, 2017

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 you can... More