Bad Vibes

June 16, 2019

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

Odometer Rollback on Your Melbourne, Florida Vehicle

January 7, 2019

How do Melbourne drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Florida consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Florida seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked ... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Melbourne

December 17, 2018

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

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera: Rotor Problems

August 19, 2018

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 Melbourne.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 le... More

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

June 18, 2017

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

Hitting The Brakes In Lehi

June 11, 2017

Hello Melbourne, 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

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

April 12, 2017

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Melbourne 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 an... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Viera in Melbourne

April 7, 2017

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Melbourne 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 Tire & Auto Service Center Viera, our team will check your brake system and... More