Car Care Tips

August 2018

The Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Nebraska right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, "Does this sound too good to... Read More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Omaha

So you've bought a used vehicle 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 vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems tha... Read More

Omaha Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Omaha driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Omaha residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is th... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

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