Timing Belt Replacement in Omaha

September 26, 2021

Today we want to talk to Omaha drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though tim... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

June 23, 2019

Local Omaha roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Omaha would hav... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

April 3, 2018

Modern vehicles in and around Omaha run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Omaha drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really strai... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

February 20, 2018

Like everything in the Nebraska automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Nebraska drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Omaha roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision,... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

November 28, 2017

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Omaha road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump - wh... More

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

February 27, 2017

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 intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... More