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Fuel Filter Service in Lincoln, Nebraska

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be ea... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Nebraska has got people in Lincoln talking. It seems that Lincoln folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be ... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Lincoln, Nebraska

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Lincoln, Nebraska.Unless they drive a vintage car, Lincoln auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a sc... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Lincoln, Nebraska

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Nebraska environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Lincoln drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Lincoln

With high fuel prices in Lincoln, Nebraska, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Lincoln Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Lincoln area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you g... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Lincoln resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to y... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Lincoln residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premi... Read More

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