Wasteful Thinking

March 25, 2018

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... More

Loves Park Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

March 18, 2018

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Loves Park drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Loves Park drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

March 13, 2018

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Loves Park drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object.... More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy Rockford

March 4, 2018

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your... More