Make Your Battery Last

December 30, 2018

Today's report from Tuffy Papillion is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Papilllion ... More

Stay Safe in Papilllion by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

December 23, 2018

We don't want to think about it, but each Papilllion resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Nebraska rescue workers. Rescue workers and Papilllion police are well aware of... More

Smart Papilllion Drivers Protect Against Overheating

December 17, 2018

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Papilllion... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

December 9, 2018

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Papilllion drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for dr... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

December 2, 2018

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Papilllion drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the sho... More