The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 31, 2020
It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo...
Posted in Automotive News
on May 24, 2020
We've all been through it. The vehicle ahead of us kicks up mud, slush, snow or salt on our windshield and we can't see a thing. And not being able to see a thing when we're driving? Not a good thing.Debris on a vehicle's glass can be blinding when driving directly into the sun. And other thi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 17, 2020
Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Lincoln drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Lincoln drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your ...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 10, 2020
When you drop your vehicle off at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Lincoln ser...
Posted in Service Standards
on May 03, 2020