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Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

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... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Mount Pleasant drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Mount Pleasan... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mount Pleasant: 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 Mount Pleasant. 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 ... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Mount Pleasant 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 good repair choices. Often, the first ... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Mount Pleasant Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Mount Pleasant drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Mount Pleasant area. Vehicles are sold when families ups... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Mount Pleasant 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 pa... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mount Pleasant: Rotor Problems

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 Mount Pleasant.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 ... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Mount Pleasant

Safety should always be 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 Mount Pleasant drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. There ... Read More

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Brake Service For Safe Stopping in Mount Pleasant

Let's talk about something critical for all Mount Pleasant drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle weighs several thousand pounds 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 disk brakes ... Read More

Odometer Rollback On Your Mount Pleasant Michigan Auto

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

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