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

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 ... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

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... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

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... Read More

Timing Belt

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... Read More

Emergency Items For Your vehicle

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... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Lincoln

Today we want to talk to Lincoln drivers about timing belts. They’re something that many Lincoln drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale ... Read More

Emergency Items For Your SUV

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... Read More

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

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 engine’s running... Read More

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