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

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 cond... Read More

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

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

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... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Lincoln, Nebraska

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 E... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Lincoln, Nebraska Vehicle

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 checke... Read More

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 t... Read More

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

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

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Linc... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Many Lincoln drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Lincoln area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Lincoln drivers, that loo... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Lincoln drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoul... Read More

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