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Maintaining Your Older Car in Omaha, NE

Your browser does not support the video tag. The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Omaha, NE: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Omaha motoring public, but it does add quite ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Omaha man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Omaha Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. People in Omaha have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the pa... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Omaha area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Omaha drivers want to h... Read More

Hey Omaha Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

Your browser does not support the video tag. So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Omaha?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard and the Maintenance Mindset

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to their vehicles, some Omaha residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Omaha drivers generally accept that many th... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Your browser does not support the video tag. All Omaha service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers th... Read More

Fall and Spring Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Good vehicle care for us Omaha residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required different ... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Omaha

Your browser does not support the video tag. There's a segment of the Omaha area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Omaha, NE

Your browser does not support the video tag. Myths passed around our Omaha, NE community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of... Read More

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