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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 Land O Lakes area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem a... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Land O Lakes

Let's talk about something critical for all Land O Lakes 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 ke... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Land O Lakes

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 Land O Lakes drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular ins... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes: 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 Land O Lakes.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... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Land O Lakes, FL Vehicle

How do Land O Lakes 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 Land O La... Read More

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