Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Papilllion auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.T...
Posted in Steering
on November 11, 2018
There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Papilllion drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is simil...
Posted in Suspension
on November 04, 2018
Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surpr...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 29, 2018
Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Papilllion auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit ...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 21, 2018
The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Papilllion, it is easy to prevent.
The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to...
Posted in Cooling System
on October 14, 2018
When people in Papilllion talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Nebraska? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 07, 2018
Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Papilllion driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Papillion...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 04, 2018
Have you ever had an experience like this in Papilllion, Nebraska? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing...
Posted in Dashboard
on October 03, 2018
Some of us Papilllion drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Nebraska, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 16, 2018
When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Papilllion drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained t...
Posted in Timing Belt
on September 09, 2018