Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard: Passing the Smell Test

January 13, 2019

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Omaha residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All NE folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we forge... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Omaha)

January 7, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Omaha

January 1, 2019

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Omaha area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Omaha drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshie... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

December 31, 2018

Local Omaha roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Omaha wo... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

December 23, 2018

Some of us Omaha drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around NE, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The h... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha

December 16, 2018

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 shift... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Omaha

December 9, 2018

With high fuel prices in Omaha, NE, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard: Signs of an Alignment Problem

December 2, 2018

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Omaha drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While ... More

Omaha Alignment Service

November 25, 2018

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... More

Why People in Omaha Hesitate to Get Their Vehicle Serviced

November 19, 2018

A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Omaha, NE, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some of t... More