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Wishy-Washy in Lincoln

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?The best thing is to make su... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Lincoln

There’s not much Lincoln drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Nebraska, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop ... Read More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Lincoln Automobiles

Lincoln drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Lincoln, Nebraska, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lin... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Automotive Tips: Alternator

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ... Read More

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Lincoln drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Nebraska, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheel... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Hello Lincoln! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Nebraska vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Viva la Difference

Every vehicle on Nebraska roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Lincoln residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels... Read More

Arrive Alive in Lincoln

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Lincoln. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Nebraska roads.The truth is that al... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... Read More

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