Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion

March 26, 2017

Most Nebraska auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air condit... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

March 21, 2017

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Papillion we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be repla... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion

March 14, 2017

There are a lot of drivers in Papilllion who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Nebraska these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Papilllion folks don'... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion: Synthetic Oil

March 7, 2017

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more exp... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: Timing Belt Overview

March 1, 2017

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Papilllion. The timing belts important jo... More