Tuffy Rockford Smart Car Care Videos: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

September 25, 2015

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car. An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slip or a broken timing ... More

Coolant Antifreeze Service In Loves Park , Illinois

September 23, 2015

Loves Park auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Loves Park , Illinois are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your SUV coolant system, it w... More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

September 11, 2015

All Illinois pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget important steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That ... More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

September 9, 2015

If you've ever been driving around Loves Park and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness which can be distracting and will affe... More