Automotive Detective Work in Omaha

October 3, 2021

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Omaha. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when someth... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

July 25, 2021

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Contro... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

June 6, 2021

Okay. You went to your local Omaha car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Omaha service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light stop... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha

June 21, 2020

When we Omaha residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abili... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

December 17, 2017

Modern Omaha vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things ... More