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Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Loves Park with a carburetor rolled out of the Illinois dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Loves Park, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Rockford

Many Loves Park drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Rockford recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Loves Park Tune Up

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other.... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Rockford

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Loves Park

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Loves Park area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur c... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Loves Park

All modern Loves Park vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Loves Park drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the righ... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Illinois

At Tuffy Rockford we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Illinois friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirem... Read More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Rockford

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Rockford for a check up.In today's Tuffy Rockford auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Loves Park residents need fuel to go, and the clea... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Loves Park Drivers

Hello, Loves Park residents. Let's talk fuel filters. Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the engine.Loves Park auto owners don't need to filter the... Read More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Rockford

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct... Read More

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