Plugging Away (Spark Plug Replacement)

December 4, 2022

If you drive a vehicle with a gasoline engine, thank the spark plugs for igniting the gasoline/air mixture in each cylinder that keeps your vehicle traveling smoothly down the road every day. Your spark plugs work hard, firing thousands of times in a well-choreographed order, and you usually don... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

November 27, 2022

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing OMAHA drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in OMA... More

Introduction to Diesels for OMAHA, NE

November 20, 2022

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around OMAHA, NE, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in NE are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have diesel engin... More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

November 13, 2022

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)

November 6, 2022

If youve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor. You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but its important that it be working correctly, or you may be experiencing some fairly significant engine issues... More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

October 30, 2022

OMAHA residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of NE temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has to prot... More

Tire Replacement: What OMAHA Drivers Need to Know

October 23, 2022

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... More

Winter Watch List (Winter Maintenance Items)

October 16, 2022

Don't love winter weather? Here's a list of four things you need to keep a watch on during the winter months. Let's start with coolant levels. Coolant is as important in cold weather as it is in hot weather. Think of the term "anti-freeze." Your coolant needs to be adjusted for climate and temp... More

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

October 9, 2022

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

Air Conditioning Service in OMAHA

October 2, 2022

Hey OMAHA! Let's talk about one of our NE summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for OMAHA drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time to he... More