There’s a segment of the Rockford population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the Illinois area over time. Many Rockford motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so reliable. Reliability has improved dr...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 23, 2014
Hello, Loves Park auto owners. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine. Loves Park auto owners don’t need to filte...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 19, 2014
When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the vehicle manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this ca...
Posted in Fluids
on December 10, 2014
Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Loves Park car owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our critical timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the en...
Posted in Parts
on December 05, 2014