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Introduction to Diesels for Omaha, NE

Your browser does not support the video tag. Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Omaha, NE, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in NE are surprised to learn that around ... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Omaha, NE

Your browser does not support the video tag. Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Omaha, NE, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in NE are surprised to learn that around ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Omaha

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 s... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 t... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Omaha

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Omaha Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 w... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 inform... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Omaha residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gas... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Omaha, NE

Your browser does not support the video tag. Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our NE environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Omaha drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel... Read More

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