Car Care Tips

April 2017

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Papilllion.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... Read More

Easy Miles – Do Papilllion Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called "severe service" maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more ... Read More

Let Tuffy Papillion Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Papilllion area residents may remember when the U.S. government's "Cash for Clunkers" program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Papilllion drivers... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Papillion

Papilllion residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Nebraska temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the whi... Read More

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