Right or Left? Tuffy Papillion Power Steering Service

February 25, 2018

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Nighttime Visibility in Papilllion

February 18, 2018

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Papilllion area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving decisio... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Papillion

February 12, 2018

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 Papilllion use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Papill... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Papillion?

February 5, 2018

Today's Tuffy Papillion article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Papilllion drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Nebraska who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire blan... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Papilllion

January 28, 2018

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... More

On Board Diagnostics for Papilllion Motorists

January 22, 2018

Some Papilllion vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Papillion and other Papilllion auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Papillion for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Papilllion area, automotive diagnostics can cove... More

Are There Blind Spots in Papilllion?

January 14, 2018

All Papilllion drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Papilllion.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, ... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Papilllion, Nebraska

January 8, 2018

Everyone in Papilllion, Nebraska eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Papilllion, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categorie... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Tuffy Papillion

January 2, 2018

Hello Papilllion! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them ... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

December 17, 2017

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Papilllion area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication ... More