Here's a part of your vehicle you probably don't think about much: lug nuts. They're what fasten your wheels onto your axles. Pretty important, right? In order to take the wheels off your vehicle to service the brakes, rotate the tires, etc., the lug nuts have to be in good shape so a wrench wi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 25, 2020
Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Papilllion residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology an...
Posted in Fluids
on October 18, 2020
When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures.Mak...
Posted in Winter Prep
on October 11, 2020
There are some things drivers should know about Papilllion car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Papillion cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the foundatio...
Posted in Service Standards
on October 04, 2020
We all know about winter tires. But did you know there is such a thing as summer tires?Most people have all-season tires on their vehicles. They work pretty well in a variety of weather conditions. But if you want better handling and performance, you might consider switching to summer tires. ...
Posted in Tires
on September 27, 2020
The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Nebraska residents to review their finances. More and more Papilllion drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America tod...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on September 20, 2020
Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ...
Posted in Customer Detective Work
on September 13, 2020
You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years.That comfortable relat...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 06, 2020
When Papilllion drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake system...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 30, 2020
Papilllion consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 23, 2020