All of us in Lincoln know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on August 11, 2019
Warm weather or cold, Lincoln drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Lincoln people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Linco...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on August 04, 2019
Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Lincoln, Nebraska, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don'...
Posted in Service Intervals
on July 28, 2019
Anyone who drives a car in Lincoln 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 seiz...
Posted in Cooling System
on July 21, 2019
Every Lincoln car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owne...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 14, 2019
When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there reall...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 07, 2019
If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Lincoln, Nebraska.Unless they drive a vintage car, Lincoln auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sc...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 30, 2019
Custom wheels are one way that Lincoln folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be cons...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on June 23, 2019
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Lincoln. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 16, 2019
Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a...
Posted in Transmission
on June 09, 2019