Car Care Tips

March 2019

Battery Basics for Papilllion

It's important for Papilllion drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Nebraska weather. Most Papilllion area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine... Read More

Engine Hydration for Papilllion Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

Most Papilllion drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Papillion

Today in the Tuffy Papillion auto care blog, we're going to talk to Papilllion drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Papillion customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manuf... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: Wiper Blade Options

Wiper blades are critically important to Papilllion drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Papilllion drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their v... Read More

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