Breathe Easier (Cabin Air Filter)

January 29, 2023

When you get in your vehicle, how does it smell? If it's not so nice, it may be time to have your cabin air filter changed. It's not the same one that filters out the air used in the engine. The cabin air filter screens out dust and other particulates from the outside air so when it enters the c... More

The Best Book that's Not a Best-Seller

January 22, 2023

Sometimes the movie is better than the book, sometimes it's the other way around. But when it comes to your vehicle, the best book of all is the owner's manual. The plot is simple: Owner wants long life and dependable performance from the vehicle, manual has the way to achieve that long life and... More

Steering You Right (Tie Rod End Replacement)

January 15, 2023

For drivers, S stands for safety. And there are three other words that start with S that are all equally important: starting, stopping and steering. For your vehicle to be at its safest, all three functions must be in top shape. Steering is one of those things we take for granted. After all, y... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Advice on What to Do After You Buy

January 8, 2023

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Omaha drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Omaha area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families... More

Timing Belt

January 1, 2023

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... More

I'm Cool With That (AC Exchange)

December 25, 2022

On a hot day, you want your vehicle's air conditioning to work. When the air blowing out of your vents isn't cold, it's easy to think, "I'll just take it by the shop and have them top off my refrigerant." But while some people think air conditioning is that simple, it's actually not. If your ref... More

Steering You Right (Power Steering Signs of Problems)

December 18, 2022

Nearly every modern vehicle on the road today has power steering, a wonderful invention that makes steering take far less effort than it did in the "good old days." Today, we take our steering for granted: until something goes wrong, that is. Most power steering these days is rack-and-pinion, th... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Radiator Service

December 11, 2022

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Omaha, it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine wi... More

A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)

December 4, 2022

If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery. You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports. Maybe you accidentally left your vehicle in the "on" or "accessory" position when you last got out. M... More

Breathe Free in Omaha: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

November 27, 2022

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Omaha drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the filt... More