If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump.
The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on September 15, 2019
Why are wheel bearings for Bellevue vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue post, we'll discuss more about wheel ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 08, 2019
The cooling system keeps NE vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Bellevue. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they ...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 01, 2019
The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 25, 2019
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 Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on August 18, 2019
If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Bellevue, NE.Unless they drive a vintage car, Bellevue auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a schedu...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 11, 2019
We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Bellevue. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, c...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 04, 2019
Let's talk about air quality in Bellevue. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Bellevue drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin a...
Posted in Suspension
on July 28, 2019
Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle.
The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th...
Posted in Exhaust
on July 21, 2019
When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time.
Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers. It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on July 14, 2019