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Vive la Differential at Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park

Video: There are a lot of drivers in Loves Park who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Illinois these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Loves Park folks don't ev... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Loves Park , Illinois

Video: The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Loves Park , Illinois : emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Loves Park motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehic... Read More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

Video: A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Loves Park drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers ... Read More

Cooling System Components

Video: Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles – the cooling system. It's one of those things that Loves Park auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Illinois .Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Loves Park

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Loves Park . When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Rockf... Read More

Your Well Trained Technician at Tuffy Rockford

Video: When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Loves Park , you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the t... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Loves Park Drivers

Video: Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Loves Park auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; t... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Rockford

Video: When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Loves Park 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 and sho... Read More

Should Loves Park Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

Video: So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Rockford tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips around ... Read More

Blind Spot Safety for Loves Park Driving

Video: Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Loves Park , they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Loves Park drivers'... Read More

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