Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

June 13, 2021

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the New Port Richey 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 indica... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

October 4, 2020

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in New Port Richey

September 22, 2019

So you've bought a used vehicle in the New Port Richey area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the New Port Richey area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there... More

Odometer Rollback on Your New Port Richey, FL Vehicle

February 25, 2019

How do New Port Richey 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 New Por... More

Hitting the Brakes in New Port Richey

August 12, 2018

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 New Port Richey drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspectio... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Brake Service for Safe Stopping in New Port Richey

July 31, 2018

Let's talk about something critical for all New Port Richey 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 ... More

Hitting The Brakes In New Port Richey

May 15, 2018

Hello New Port Richey, 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 New Port Richey: Brake Noise

September 11, 2017

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in New Port Richey. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad ... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Advice on What to Do After You Buy

December 13, 2016

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious New Port Richey 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 New Port Richey area. Vehicles are sold when families u... More