Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)

April 24, 2022

There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us... More

Battery Basics for OMAHA

April 17, 2022

It's important for OMAHA drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold NE weather. Most OMAHA area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. However, heat d... More

Under Pressure in OMAHA: TPMS

April 10, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in OMAHA, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 200... More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

April 3, 2022

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ge... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

April 2, 2022

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing NE residents to review their finances. More and more OMAHA drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have ove... More

Fuel Injectors

April 1, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in OMAHA with a carburetor rolled out of the NE dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in OMAHA, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine control co... More