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...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 26, 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...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on March 21, 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'...
Posted in Drive Train
on March 14, 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...
Posted in Fluids
on March 07, 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 belt’s important j...
Posted in Timing Belt
on March 01, 2017