STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

February 7, 2021

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... More

Steering Clear in Omaha

December 6, 2020

Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

November 15, 2020

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Omaha

May 10, 2020

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Omaha. If you took an informal poll around Omaha you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Omaha ... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Omaha

May 5, 2019

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Omaha, Nebraska, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy Omaha... More

Defensive Driving in Omaha, Nebraska

January 29, 2019

There was a man in the Omaha area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Nebraska highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to hom... More

Power Steering Service in Omaha

June 14, 2018

Most Omaha drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering... More

Steer Right in Omaha

May 30, 2017

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Omaha drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years,... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

February 12, 2017

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Omaha auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central ele... More

Right or Left? Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) Power Steering Service

July 12, 2016

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More