In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 24, 2018
How do Loves Park drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer ch...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 18, 2018
At Tuffy Rockford we get a lot of Loves Park drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Illinois , so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 14, 2018
If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in Illinois was heading to work on a hot July day and no...
Posted in Transmission
on June 03, 2018