Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Battery Testing

August 29, 2021

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Omaha drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But... More

Keeping Your Cool (Coolant leak repair)

August 22, 2021

If theres one thing you should pay attention to with your vehicle, its the temperature gauge. Its the one that may say C---H (that means cold---hot). Or maybe yours has a picture of a thermometer on it and a blue and red zone. If you see the needle heading farther to the H or red area, that mea... More

What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)

August 15, 2021

You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go. But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS. The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out the right mi... More

Keep Your Cool in Omaha

August 8, 2021

Omaha drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the cool... More

Cool Running (Water Pump)

August 1, 2021

Your vehicle is like you in a way. When it gets hot, it needs to be cooled down. And one of the key parts to keeping it cool is the water pump. Now, that's a bit of a misnomer. It IS a pump, but it's pumping coolant, not pure water. Cooling off your engine is vital since it builds up heat whe... More