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Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Tampa area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make go... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Tampa driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy): Rotor Problems

Video: The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Tampa.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less c... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Tampa

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Safety should always be an element of your car care. So even if you don't care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Tampa drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brak... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy): Brake Noise

Video: 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

Odometer Rollback on Your Tampa, FL Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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.T... Read More

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