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Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Lincoln drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Nebraska driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Lincoln. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are exp... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Lincoln area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indicat... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Lincoln

Hello Lincoln, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck r... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Lincoln, Nebraska Vehicle

How do Lincoln drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Nebraska consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Nebraska seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Lincoln

Let's talk about something critical for all Lincoln drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work:The wheel hub keeps y... Read More

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