Slipping into Fall (Driving with ABS Brakes)

April 10, 2022

As the weather changes over from hot to colder, drivers will have to deal with more slippery streets. And it's important to know how to drive with the brakes you have on your vehicle. In the 1970s, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) started to be installed on vehicles and they've been a game chang... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy South Fort Myers: Brake Noise

December 26, 2021

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Fort Myers. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are e... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

October 10, 2021

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Hitting the Brakes in Fort Myers

July 25, 2021

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself and other Fort Myers drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. Th... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

June 27, 2021

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More