Car Care Tips

Tracking True in Papilllion: Wheel Alignment

At Tuffy Papillion, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Papillion alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. Then the... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Papillion

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Papillion for a check up.In today's Tuffy Papillion auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Papilllion residents need fuel to go, and the cl... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Papillion

Hello Papilllion! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Nebraska vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government t... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Papilllion and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect y... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Papilllion Autos

If you are a driver in Papilllion and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based ... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Papilllion Drivers

Hello, Papilllion residents. Let's talk fuel filters. 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 engine.Papilllion auto owners don't need to filter the... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Papilllion Car Owners

A generation ago, Papilllion drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Papilllion shop every year or two f... Read More

The Tuffy Papillion Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Nebraska right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Papilllion

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Papilllion drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular ins... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Papilllion road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the w... Read More

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