Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)?

March 20, 2022

Hello Omaha - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you'v... More

Are There Blind Spots in Omaha?

February 20, 2022

All Omaha drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Omaha.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, we can gr... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Nebraska Roads?

January 17, 2021

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Nebraska spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

April 5, 2020

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

February 2, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

August 25, 2019

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Omaha, Nebraska, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Omaha drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

December 30, 2018

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 Omaha (Evans St) service advisor that your differential ne... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Omaha?

November 7, 2017

There is a clear and vocal demand in Omaha and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Nebraska market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Omaha area roads today, and many more being developed.... More

Drive Train Service in Omaha at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

May 23, 2017

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Omaha

January 31, 2017

One Omaha automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Omaha, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and transmis... More