Car Care Tips

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha, and NE car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Omaha drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor shoul... Read More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

Engine Hydration for Omaha Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Omaha, NE

The median age for cars in the Omaha, NE area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehic... Read More

Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options an... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, NE folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If someth... Read More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfur... Read More

Change is Good (Oil Change)

You've heard that expression, change is good. When it comes to your vehicle's oil, change is not only good, it's vital for the health of the engine. But there's one question that puzzles many drivers: how frequently should my vehicle's oil be changed? There is not one simple answer, but here ar... Read More

Stay Safe in Omaha by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

We don't want to think about it, but each Omaha resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with NE rescue workers.Rescue workers and Omaha police are well aware of this difficulty... Read More

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