Local Lincoln roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around...
Posted in Parts
on October 28, 2015
Lincoln motorists know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your SUV engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to bu...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 27, 2015
If you've ever been in a car accident around Lincoln Nebraska, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do. Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Lincoln, Nebraska: When an accident occurs, you should always ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 14, 2015
Hello, welcome to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Lincoln runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we’re most concerned with here at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln are those in our customer's vehicles. Just lik...
Posted in Battery
on October 09, 2015
One thing all Lincoln auto owners can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln can help maintain your battery. Allowing your battery to be ...
Posted in Battery
on October 07, 2015
Today we're talking to Lincoln auto owners about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Nebraska folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very . Without shocks, your ...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on September 29, 2015
All Nebraska pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget important steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That i...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 16, 2015
Most Lincoln car owners are all talking fuel efficiency right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Nebraska folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks. And we Lincoln car owners all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum MPG. But is there s...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on September 10, 2015
Tires do a lot of critical work for Lincoln auto owners. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Lincoln. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 09, 2015
When it comes to preventive maintenance and car care, most Lincoln car owners know how critical it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order. The pads...
Posted in Brakes
on September 02, 2015