Car Care Tips

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard: Viva la Difference

Video: Every vehicle on NE roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Omaha residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much shorter... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

Video: A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Omaha area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Omaha can conserve fuel ... Read More

Gas Savings in Omaha: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: High gas prices in Omaha increase the cost of living for NE drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Omaha vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled maintenance.Ac... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Omaha Vehicle

Video: Imagine you've left Omaha and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. You... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Omaha Drivers

Video: Hello Omaha! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To ... Read More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Video: Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't dri... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Video: Many Omaha drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Omaha area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Omaha drivers, that look includes bigg... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Video: When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, s... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

Video: Hello Omaha, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls off a... Read More

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