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Straight and True in Lincoln: Wheel Alignment

Video: Most Lincoln folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Lincoln... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Lincoln, Nebraska Drivers

Video: Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... Read More

Keeping Your Lincoln Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

Video: Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Lincoln house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters out comm... Read More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

Video: 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 conditioning ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Signs of an Alignment Problem

Video: When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Lincoln drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Video: Hello Lincoln . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Lincoln drivers?First of all, the Check Engine o... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Lincoln, Nebraska

Video: Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Lincoln, Nebraska, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Nebraska are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe ha... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Lincoln, Nebraska Vehicle

Video: How do Lincoln drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Nebraska consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Nebraska seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Linc... Read More

Video: Many Lincoln drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has h... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Video: 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 Lincoln we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they ... Read More

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