Car Care Tips

Loves Park Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Video: Loves Park residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So wh... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Video: Some of us Loves Park drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Illinois , where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Loves Park

Video: Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Loves Park families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your par... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Loves Park

Video: When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Rockford for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right ... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Loves Park Drivers

Video: Loves Park residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Wiper Blade Options

Video: Wiper blades are critically important to Loves Park drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Loves Park drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Video: Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Loves Park 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 indication ... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Loves Park , Illinois

Video: Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Loves Park , Illinois , is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Eur... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Rockford

Video: A lot of us Loves Park drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Illinois motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in t... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Loves Park , Illinois : Transmission Service

Video: So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... Read More

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