Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

March 20, 2022

When we Lincoln residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abi... More

Automotive Detective Work in Lincoln

June 21, 2020

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Lincoln. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when some... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

October 17, 2016

Modern Lincoln vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute thing... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

August 16, 2016

Okay. You went to your local Lincoln car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Lincoln service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

May 1, 2016

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Modul... More