Car Care Tips

March 2019

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Omaha, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right b... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Omaha drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Omaha, NE, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Omaha area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the... Read More

Under Pressure in Omaha: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Omaha, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. S... Read More

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