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Hitting The Brakes In Boys Town

Hello Omaha, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck r... Read More

Nebraska: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Nebraska residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Nebraska has got people in Omaha talking. It seems that Omaha folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve f... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Omaha drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenan... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Omaha

There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Omaha. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms ... Read More

Omaha Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in Omaha. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Omaha drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin air fil... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Omaha drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Omaha area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families... Read More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Omaha, Nebraska

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Nebraska environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Omaha drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the... Read More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

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