Car Care Tips

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Air Conditioning – Common Problem

Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Lincoln. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Lincoln drivers that visit Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln is con... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Lincoln. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of tec... Read More

How Much is Enough for Lincoln Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Lincoln drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And w... 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

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

Fuel Filter Service in Lincoln, Nebraska

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be ea... Read More

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