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Automotive Tips from Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park: 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 Orland Park.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

Brake Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park in Orland Park

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

Odometer Rollback on Your Orland Park, Illinois Vehicle

How do Orland Park 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 chec... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park: 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 Orland Park. 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

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy TIre & Auto Service Center Orland Park

When it comes to preventive maintenance and car care, most Orland Park drivers know how 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 are ... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Orland Park

So you’ve bought a used car in the Orland Park area. Do you know what you’re getting? It is hard to know what you’re getting because people in the Orland Park area sell cars for different reasons. Think about why you’ve sold cars. Did you just want something new or were there problem... Read More

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