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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Papillion when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Papilllion drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But ... Read More

Cool Running in Papilllion

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find you... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Papilllion Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Papilllion drivers make informed decisions about car care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and d... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Most Papilllion drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Nebraska folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Papilllion drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there someth... Read More

How Do You Save Gas In Papilllion Nebraska?

No one in Papilllion, Nebraska likes to spend a chunk of change at Papillion gas pumps. Rising Nebraska fuel prices, however, have spurred Papilllion drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles less each month during times of high... Read More

The Tuffy Papillion Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Papilllion drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Papilllion. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Papilllion

Sometimes busy Papilllion residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Nebraska in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significant... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Papilllion

With high fuel prices in Papilllion, Nebraska comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on 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 re... Read More

A New Battery in Papilllion

Hello Papilllion drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Papilllion, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing ... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Papilllion 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 c... Read More

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