Cool Running In Loves Park

October 28, 2015

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really dont hear much any more about cars overheating. Thats because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesnt mean you cant overheat your SUV engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... More

Automotive Detective Work In Loves Park

October 14, 2015

Theres a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Loves Park . Figuring out whats wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out whats wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when someth... More

The Tuffy Rockford Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis

October 8, 2015

Modern Loves Park vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute... More

Tuffy Rockford Auto Service and Maintenance Videos: Serpentine Belt Overview

October 7, 2015

Your serpentine belt drives vital engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some vehicles it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pulleys and the accessories. S... More