Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview

December 20, 2020

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Riverview 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 pads and shoes... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

November 8, 2020

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

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

July 5, 2020

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

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Riverview

June 30, 2019

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Riverview area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Riverview area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehi... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview

January 28, 2019

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Riverview drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every FL driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview, our team will check your brake system and ... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview in Riverview

January 28, 2019

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Riverview drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every FL driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview, our team will check your brake system and ... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

November 5, 2018

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Riverview 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 indic... More

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

October 3, 2018

Hello Riverview, 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... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Rotor Problems

April 29, 2018

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 Riverview.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... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Riverview, FL Vehicle

October 3, 2017

How do Riverview 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.To have your odometer checked in Rivervi... More