Transmission Care in OMAHA, NE

March 31, 2022

Do you have any plans around OMAHA, NE, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler's stocked ... More

Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

March 30, 2022

Hello NE! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have t... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Viva la Difference

March 29, 2022

Every vehicle on NE roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most OMAHA residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much shorter... More

Odometer Rollback on Your OMAHA, NE Vehicle

March 28, 2022

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 NE consumers against mileage fraud. It says a NE seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in OMAHA, NE, stop b... More

A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

March 27, 2022

If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started... More

Beware Dangers of Spring Driving (Seasonal Driving Tips)

March 27, 2022

Sure, winter is quickly fading in the rearview mirror, but the peril of icy roads is replaced with a whole new set of driving challenges in spring. Deer and other wildlife. You are not the only one who gets spring fever. Animals do, too, and spring is the time they start looking for mates and fo... More

A Non-Starter (Alternator Problems in Cold Weather)

March 26, 2022

As the temperatures dip, we all know there could be problems starting our vehicles. After all, batteries can grow old and not hold a charge as well as when they were newer. Or starters can go bad. But there's one more component to keep an especially sharp eye on during winter: your alternator. T... More

The Flat Fix that Fits (Tire Repairs)

March 25, 2022

Can you think of anyone who likes getting a flat tire? Of course not. But when one of your tires winds up with a flat or leak, whether it be from things like hitting a curb, running over a nail or picking up a sharp stone, it's time to have someone who knows what they're doing take care of it. ... More

Speak Up: Talking with Your Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Service Advisor

March 24, 2022

About 80% of the vehicles on OMAHA roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in NE. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Others re... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)?

March 20, 2022

Hello Omaha - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you'v... More