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Lincoln Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

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 ... Read More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Lincoln area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Lincoln drivers want to... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Lincoln, Nebraska

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Lincoln, Nebraska: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Lincoln motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Lincoln

There's a segment of the Lincoln area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fou... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Lincoln, Nebraska

Myths passed around our Lincoln, Nebraska community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers reca... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Lincoln, Nebraska, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Lincoln service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine be... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Lincoln streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxid... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Lincoln, Nebraska

The median age for cars in the Lincoln, Nebraska area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehi... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Lincoln

Every Lincoln car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will ha... Read More

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