Lincoln Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

February 7, 2021

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Lincoln, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

May 26, 2019

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Lincoln road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water ... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

January 21, 2019

Like everything in the Nebraska automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Nebraska drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Lincoln roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your periphera... More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

May 14, 2018

Modern vehicles in and around Lincoln run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Lincoln drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This r... More

Timing Belt

March 25, 2018

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinde... More

Emergency Items For Your vehicle

February 26, 2016

Local Lincoln roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Lincoln wo... More

Timing Belt Replacement in Lincoln

February 17, 2016

Today we want to talk to Lincoln drivers about timing belts. Theyre something that many Lincoln drivers dont know much about and yet your vehicle wont run if its broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of wo... More

Emergency Items For Your SUV

October 28, 2015

Local Lincoln roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around... More

PCV Valve Service At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln In Lincoln

April 28, 2015

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does an essential job for Lincoln auto owners. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engines running,... More