Car Care Tips

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

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Technician Training

Omaha consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Omaha Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Omaha drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinder... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Omaha Autos

If you are a driver in Omaha and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Syntheti... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Omaha drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If... Read More

Should Omaha Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that "severe service" schedule and see some of the following:1. ... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

These days many people in the Omaha area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a schedule... Read More

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