Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha

September 25, 2022

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 NE to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper transm... More

Low Power Mystery (Ignition Coil Service)

September 18, 2022

It's no fun when your vehicle just doesn't run the way it used to. You may notice (especially in cold weather) the engine won't start easily or when it does start, it doesn't run smoothly. It may not have much power at all. You also may have had to stop at the gas station more often, a sign you... More

Omaha Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

September 11, 2022

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Omaha drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Omaha drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your trip... More

Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

September 5, 2022

Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going. But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eyes, ears and nose out for. They are warning you about something t... More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

August 28, 2022

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

Keep Your Omaha Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

August 21, 2022

Hey Omaha - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very import... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

August 14, 2022

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

August 7, 2022

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

July 31, 2022

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

July 24, 2022

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More