PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

February 27, 2017

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More

The Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

February 19, 2017

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Omaha drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Omaha. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

February 14, 2017

Omaha drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubri... More

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

February 7, 2017

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Omaha drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not complete... More