Car Care Tips

August 2019

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine.  It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... Read More

Saving Lives in Omaha with Tire Pressure

Your browser does not support the video tag. All new passenger vehicles on our Omaha, NE, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflate... Read More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road?  They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Omaha

Let's talk about something critical for all Omaha drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps you... Read More

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