Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Rockford

December 23, 2014

Theres a segment of the Rockford population thats 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 dram... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance For Loves Park Drivers

December 19, 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 dont need to filter... More

Super Slick at Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park : Synthetic Oil

December 10, 2014

When you get an oil change, its always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the vehicle manufacturer recommends. But sometimes were asked if wed like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case,... More

Timing Belt

December 5, 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... More