Car Care Tips

February 2017

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air... Read More

The Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Omaha drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Omaha. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Omaha drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubr... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Omaha drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not complet... Read More

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