Tuffy Fort Myers (McGregor Blvd) Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Fort Myers

May 21, 2023

Let's talk about something critical for all Fort Myers 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... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Fort Myers (McGregor Blvd) in Fort Myers

January 29, 2023

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Fort Myers drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Florida driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Fort Myers (McGregor Blvd), our team will check your brake system and let you kno... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Myers (McGregor Blvd): Rotor Problems

May 8, 2022

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 Fort Myers.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 l... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

December 5, 2021

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Fort Myers (McGregor Blvd): Brake Noise

September 30, 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

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Fort Myers

August 22, 2021

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Fort Myers area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Fort Myers area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems ... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

June 6, 2021

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More