Car Care Tips

June 2017

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Loves Park drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, t... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Rockford

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Loves Park , let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of th... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Loves Park Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Imagine you've left Loves Park and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Loves Park drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm... Read More

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