What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

June 27, 2016

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Loves Park, Illinois, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Loves Park drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understan... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Tuffy Rockford

June 20, 2016

Okay. You went to your local Loves Park car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Loves Park service center, but on the way, the Check Engine ... More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

June 14, 2016

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Loves Park residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology an... More

The Tuffy Rockford Guide to Servicing Your Differential

June 6, 2016

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Loves Park drivers. A lot of us in Loves Park don't know what a differential is or what it's for... More