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Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Tampa drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes are... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Tampa

Let's talk about something critical for all Tampa 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 you... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): 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 Tampa. 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 expos... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Tampa drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every FL driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave), our team will check your brake... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Tampa, FL Vehicle

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

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