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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: 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 Portage. 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 exp... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Portage in Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Portage drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Portage, our team will check y... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Portage: 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 Portage.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 less... Read More

What To Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Portage

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

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