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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: Lincoln drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lu... Read More

To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

Video: No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air con... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Lincoln residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular g... Read More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, ... Read More

Under Pressure in Lincoln: TPMS

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Lincoln, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 m... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Modern vehicles in and around Lincoln run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Lincoln drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical c... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Did you know that most of the cars driving around Lincoln, Nebraska, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Lincoln area have as many as 12 networked computers and over f... Read More

AAA - Cautions in Extreme Heat

Video: {?video;480;360;http://www.youtube.com/embed/0t63k66IjSk;http://www.protech-automotive.com/Car-Care-Tips/content/images/AAA_ExtremeHeat.jpg;/video?} With temperatures soaring to record highs around the country, AAA cautions motorists not to underestimate the ways in which extreme heat can wreak ... Read More

Cooling System Components

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Lincoln auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Nebraska.Cooling systems ... Read More

Power Steering Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Lincoln drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic ... Read More

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