Introduction to Diesels for OMAHA, NE

November 20, 2022

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around OMAHA, NE, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in NE are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have diesel engin... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for OMAHA Motorists

September 25, 2022

OMAHA residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the fir... More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

July 17, 2022

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for OMAHA drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenan... More

Fuel Injectors

April 1, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in OMAHA with a carburetor rolled out of the NE 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 engine control co... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Nebraska Driving

March 6, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Omaha knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Omaha area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment and tr... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

January 2, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) for a check up.In today's Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Omaha residents need fuel to go, a... More

To Save Gas Around Omaha: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

December 12, 2021

One topic that hits the news in Nebraska on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Nebraska drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Omaha who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy any ... More

Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

November 7, 2021

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Omaha

May 23, 2021

With high fuel prices in Omaha, Nebraska, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some ... More

Diesel Maintenance for Nebraska

September 6, 2020

At Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Nebraska friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long... More