The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

September 5, 2021

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)

July 4, 2021

If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that its your brakes. Most newer vehicles use a well-engineered and efficient style of brakes called disc brakes. The name disc brakes comes from one ... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

January 1, 2021

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Jacksonville

October 24, 2020

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

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

October 23, 2020

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Jacksonville driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Jacksonville will ... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

October 6, 2020

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Jacksonville 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 indicatio... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Jacksonville in Jacksonville

September 3, 2020

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

Bad Vibes

April 12, 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

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

May 5, 2019

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

Tuffy Jacksonville Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Jacksonville

April 7, 2019

Let's talk about something critical for all Jacksonville 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 kee... More