How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)

April 11, 2021

There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature. You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either. Let's take a quick dive under the hood to let you know what the radiator is doing. It takes the he... More

Tracking True in Omaha: Wheel Alignment

April 4, 2021

At Tuffy Omaha (Evans St), we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. The... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

March 28, 2021

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Omaha Bigfoo... More

Below 45 Degrees in Omaha: Consider Winter Tires

March 21, 2021

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Omaha drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Nebraska drivers ran out and b... More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

March 14, 2021

Today, Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Omaha are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have ... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

March 7, 2021

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

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

February 28, 2021

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

Water Everywhere (Clogged Drains)

February 21, 2021

It's bad enough when you mistakenly leave a window open in your vehicle on a rainy day and you find your carpet soaked. But what in the world is going on when your windows are closed tight, not leaking and you STILL wind up with wet carpet? The answer could be something you might not even know y... More

Fears and Gears (Signs of Automatic Transmission Problems)

February 14, 2021

Automatic transmissions rule. The old days of shifting your own gears are a thing of the past for most drivers. But automatic transmission trouble can be a big inconvenience for any driver if it comes at the wrong time in the wrong place. Here are some signs to look out for that may mean you ar... More

Poor Reflections (Door Mirror Problems)

February 7, 2021

Mirror, mirror on the door, why is my vision there so poor? Well, you could have a broken outside rearview mirror that's disabled your blind spot vision there and endangering your ability to see some of the traffic around you. Outside rearview (or door) mirrors are important safety devices that ... More