Car Care Tips

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

Hey Loves Park Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Video: Nowadays, Loves Park drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping thei... Read More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Tuffy Rockford

Video:   Today at Tuffy Rockford we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Loves Park area. Some newer vehicle models are specific... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Video: Loves Park drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the s... Read More

Ask Tuffy Rockford About the Importance of Service Intervals

Video: Today in our Tuffy Rockford blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your el... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Loves Park

Video: Today we want to talk to Loves Park drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even tho... Read More

Cool Breeze: Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park

Video: Most Illinois auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning... Read More

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

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