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Omaha Road Trip Preparation

Video: 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 ca... Read More

Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Omaha

Video: Night driving in Omaha is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't s... Read More

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

Video: 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 - w... Read More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Video: Hello Omaha! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more ... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Omaha

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Omaha. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Omaha (Evan... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Omaha?

Video: There is a clear and vocal demand in Omaha and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Nebraska market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Omaha area roads today, and many more being developed.... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Video: In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... Read More

The Importance of Omaha Drivers Following Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Omaha with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering... Read More

The Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Video: Modern Omaha vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute – thing... Read More

Battery Basics for Omaha

Video: 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,... Read More

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