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The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Lincoln to alw... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Lincoln drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as ... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Lincoln

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Charge It in Lincoln for Extended Battery Life

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Lincoln, Nebraska, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just ... Read More

Nebraska: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Nebraska residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Lincoln Drivers

Hello Lincoln! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To se... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Lincoln Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Lincoln drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cau... Read More

Battery Basics for Lincoln

It's important for Lincoln drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Nebraska weather. Most Lincoln area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.Howe... Read More

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Lincoln are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent... Read More

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