Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) in Omaha

May 24, 2020

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Omaha road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump - wh... More

PCV Valve Replacement

September 29, 2019

Hello Omaha, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs ... More

Timing Belt

August 19, 2018

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 cylinder head.... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

January 23, 2018

Like everything in the Nebraska automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Nebraska drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Omaha roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision,... More

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