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

Video: 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 properties and the ability to lubricate the internal ... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Video: Have you ever had an experience like this in Lincoln, Nebraska? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, but stays... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Video:   Hey Lincoln area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Nebraska streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Lincoln area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an ... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

Video: At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln we've had a lot of Lincoln customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Nebraska. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. A... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Guide to Custom Wheels

Video: If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Lincoln drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, then... Read More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

Video: We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Lincoln drivers want... Read More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Video: Most people in the Lincoln area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. So... Read More

Getting New Tires in Lincoln?

Video: There are so many tire choices in the Lincoln area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Lincoln area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your frien... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Video: Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Lincoln area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that... Read More

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