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It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Omaha. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of techn... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Omaha

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Omaha drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmis... 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

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Omaha. The timing belt’s important job is... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Omaha Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Omaha drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and dow... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Omaha

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do wit... Read More

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

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 higher gears as you went faster. Down shift fo... Read More

Transmission Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Omaha drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Nebraska to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But prop... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting ge... Read More

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