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Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park

Tires do a lot of work for Loves Park drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Loves Park. They also support the... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Illinois Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Loves Park knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Loves Park area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tool... Read More

The Importance of Loves Park Drivers Following Service Intervals

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 in Loves Park with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check... Read More

Loves Park Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Loves Park, fuel is burned in ... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Loves Park Motorists

Some Loves Park vehicle owners wonder why Tuffy Rockford and other Loves Park auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics.Receiving a diagnostic charge at Tuffy Rockford for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Loves Park area, automotive diagnostics can cover ... Read More

Arrive Alive in Loves Park

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Loves Park. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonde... Read More

Tuffy Rockford Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Illinois service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Loves Park drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Loves Park

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Loves Park, Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Loves Park streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first th... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Tuffy Rockford

Hello Loves Park . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little ligh... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Loves Park is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know ... Read More

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