The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Loves Park ...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 16, 2019
One thing all Loves Park drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Rockford can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like fr...
Posted in Fluids
on June 09, 2019
You've heard that expression, change is good. When it comes to your vehicle's oil, change is not only good, it's vital for the health of the engine. But there's one question that puzzles many drivers: how frequently should my vehicle's oil be changed? There is not one simple answer, but here ar...
Posted in Oil Change
on June 02, 2019
Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Loves Park. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Loves Park drivers that visit Tuffy Rockford is contaminated ref...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on May 26, 2019
Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Loves Park drivers don't always extend tho...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on May 19, 2019
If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower.
The technology to do just that has been around for a long t...
Posted in Following Recommended Intervals
on May 12, 2019
There’s not much Loves Park drivers can do about the price of gas in
Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave st...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on May 05, 2019
Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Loves Park?Is it:
Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Illinois – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the ...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 28, 2019
All of us in Loves Park know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Tuffy Rockford technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be ...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on April 21, 2019
There are some things drivers should know about Loves Park car service and repair. First and foremost, Tuffy Rockford cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the fo...
Posted in Service Standards
on April 14, 2019