Car Care Tips

August 2019

Shake It up in Loves Park!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.Wh... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Loves Park, Illinois

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Loves Park area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after i... Read More

Tuffy Rockford: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Loves Park streets, 20 pounds of carbon dio... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Tuffy Rockford service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer tha... Read More

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