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Hitting the Brakes in Frankfort

Video: 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 Frankfort drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. T... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Frankfort

Video: Hello Frankfort, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls o... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Video: Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Frankfort 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 Frankfort area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when ... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Frankfort, Illinois Vehicle

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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Frankfort

Video: Let's talk about something critical for all Frankfort 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... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: 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 Frankfort.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 le... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

Video: Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Frankfort drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort, our team will check your brake system and let you... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: 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 Frankfort. 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 e... Read More

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