Hitting the Brakes in Saginaw

July 18, 2021

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 Saginaw drivers on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. There... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Saginaw: Brake Noise

March 14, 2021

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

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

December 6, 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