Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

March 29, 2022

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for OMAHA residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can actua... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

December 26, 2021

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

July 25, 2021

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Omaha residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil... More

Battery Basics for Omaha

December 27, 2020

It's important for Omaha drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Nebraska weather. Most Omaha area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. However, ... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

October 25, 2020

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Omaha to alway... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

April 5, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

August 11, 2019

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Omaha, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive aro... More

Make Your Battery Last

July 21, 2019

Today's report from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Omaha vehi... More

Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) Alternator Replacement Service in Omaha

June 30, 2019

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Omaha is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane depart... More

Charge It in Omaha for Extended Battery Life

February 10, 2019

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Omaha, Nebraska, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out tha... More