It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

October 4, 2020

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

Bad Vibes

August 9, 2020

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road. One... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

June 7, 2020

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Toledo Advice on What to Do After You Buy

April 7, 2019

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Toledo 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 Toledo area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when famili... More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Toledo

December 2, 2018

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Toledo 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 s... More

Hitting the Brakes in Toledo

September 9, 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 Toledo drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection.... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Toledo: Brake Noise

July 30, 2018

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Toledo. 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 are expos... More

Tuffy Toledo Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Toledo

May 3, 2017

Let's talk about something critical for all Toledo 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 you... More

Hitting The Brakes In Rossford

January 24, 2017

Hello Toledo, let's talk about 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 off a... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Toledo in Toledo

May 1, 2016

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Toledo drivers vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Ohio drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Toledo, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems. ... More