Car Care Tips

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Omaha drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds arou... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Omaha.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less c... Read More

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

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the altern... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Omaha drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Nebraska driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Omaha (Evans St), our team will check your brake system and let you know if ... Read More

Drive Train Service in Omaha at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main... Read More

Battery Replacement at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

Hello, welcome to Tuffy Omaha (Evans St). Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Omaha runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detecto... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for Omaha Drivers

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Omaha drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like ... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Omaha, Nebraska Vehicle

How do Omaha drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Nebraska consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Nebraska seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked ... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Omaha

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do w... Read More

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