Car Care Tips

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Bellevue. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better u... Read More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Bellevue drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for driv... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue in Bellevue

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternat... Read More

Gas Savings in Bellevue: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Bellevue increase the cost of living for NE drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Bellevue vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled m... Read More

Recommended Bellevue Service Intervals

Everyone in Bellevue, NE, knows we are advised to go to our Bellevue dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Bellevue residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells... Read More

Technician Training at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue in Bellevue. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done rig... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue

Many Bellevue drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Bellevue area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Bellevue drivers, that lo... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Bellevue

There's a segment of the Bellevue area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Bellevue drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shou... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Bellevue

Anyone who drives a car in Bellevue knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engi... Read More

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