Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels...
Posted in Steering
on November 30, 2016
Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Loves Park drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Loves Par...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 20, 2016
Every car in Loves Park , Illinois is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge – hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common s...
Posted in Drive Train
on November 14, 2016
Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Loves Park is a lot of work for your alternator and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane...
Posted in Fluids
on November 07, 2016
People near Loves Park , Illinois often ask Tuffy Rockford how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual, or have your Loves Park , Illinois service advisor at Tuffy Rockford look up your vehicle in a service database. Wha...
Posted in Service Intervals
on November 01, 2016