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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

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night... Read More

The Importance of Lincoln Drivers Following Service Intervals

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Lincoln with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How abo... Read More

Gas Savings in Lincoln: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Lincoln increase the cost of living for Nebraska drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Lincoln vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like schedul... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Lincoln residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Lincoln drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance b... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Nebraska news. Lincoln people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Lincoln motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good c... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln we've had a lot of Lincoln customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Nebraska. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 3... Read More

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