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

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Romeoville 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 shoe... 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 Romeoville area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Romeoville

Hello Romeoville, 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 truc... Read More

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

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

Odometer Rollback on Your Romeoville, Illinois Vehicle

How do Romeoville 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... Read More

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