A lot of gas is wasted in the Waterloo area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the cl...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 24, 2016
A lot of Omaha motorists have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their car owners' manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of ...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 20, 2016
Hey Omaha! Let's talk about one of our Nebraska summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Omaha drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention fro...
Posted in Air Conditioning
on February 19, 2016
So you’ve bought a used car in the Omaha area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Omaha area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problems that you w...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on February 18, 2016
Omaha drivers love their cars. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it’s great! But there’s nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now Omaha drivers can’t always avoi...
Posted in Alignment
on February 17, 2016
Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Omaha driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Om...
Posted in Brakes
on February 16, 2016
The last new American cars sold in Omaha with a carburetor rolled out of the Nebraska 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 engi...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 15, 2016
The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Omaha, it is easy to prevent.
Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Omaha (Evans St) 17110 Evans Stq Omaha, Nebras...
Posted in Cooling System
on February 14, 2016
Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Omaha, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Omaha (Evans St...
Posted in Drive Train
on February 13, 2016
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Omaha motorists think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Omaha (Evans St) is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated...
Posted in Exhaust
on February 12, 2016