In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 30, 2017
Today in our Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Omaha with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, w...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 25, 2017
Modern Omaha vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute – thing...
Posted in Diagnostics
on October 15, 2017
It's important for Omaha drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Nebraska 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,...
Posted in Fluids
on October 10, 2017
When people in Omaha talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Nebraska? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 02, 2017