Today's Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) service advisor will know the proper coolant for yo...
Posted in Fluids
on April 16, 2018
Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on April 11, 2018
Modern vehicles in and around Omaha run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Omaha drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This rea...
Posted in Parts
on April 03, 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...
Posted in Steering
on March 27, 2018
The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Omaha residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Nebraska folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes ...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 18, 2018
Nowadays, Omaha drivers are paying more at Nebraska gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Nebraska drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping thei...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 11, 2018
Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Omaha driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Omaha (Evans S...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 04, 2018
Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Omaha drivers. A lot of us in Omaha don't know what a differential is or what it's for....
Posted in Differential Service
on February 26, 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 periphera...
Posted in Parts
on February 20, 2018
A lot of us Omaha drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Nebraska motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 12, 2018