Car Care Tips

December 2018

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Lincoln.An old timing belt can lose a "tooth" in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing b... Read More

Wiper Blades in Nebraska

If you're gonna drive around the Lincoln area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like ... Read More

Gas Savings in Lincoln: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Lincoln increase the cost of living for Nebraska drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Lincoln vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like schedul... Read More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shift... Read More

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