Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Lincoln?

September 19, 2021

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Lincoln?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Nebraska approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New a... More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

September 12, 2021

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... More

The Byte Stuff (Your Vehicle's Computers)

September 5, 2021

Nobody has to tell you that computers are a part of so many things in our lives. Smartphones, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, televisions. You name itit has a computer in it. And your vehicle is no exception. The earliest cars relied on the technology of their time, and there was no such ... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

August 29, 2021

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

August 22, 2021

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Lincoln area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty i... More

QUIET TIME (Listening for Vehicle Problems)

August 15, 2021

Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself. And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ... More

Losing Your Spark (Spark Plug Replacement)

August 8, 2021

When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues. Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Lincoln

August 1, 2021

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Lincoln families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents... More

Lincoln Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

July 25, 2021

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Lincoln on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered signif... More

The Light Nobody Wants to See (Check Engine Light)

July 18, 2021

You've probably had your Check Engine Light go on. Then it goes off and you figure, hey, whatever the problem was, it's gone now and I don't have to worry about it. Well, the problem may have gone away and it may not have. Your vehicle likely has one of these warning lights on the instrument pa... More