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Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your NE Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Omaha knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Omaha area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies:... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Fuel Saving Tip for Omaha: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Omaha, NE : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of c... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Omaha, NE

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Introduction to Diesels for Omaha, NE

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Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Omaha

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... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different pa... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Omaha

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Omaha area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Omaha diese... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Omaha Drivers

Omaha residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs ... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts perform... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Omaha use fuel filters.For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Tire... Read More

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