Fuel Filter Service in Loves Park, Illinois

August 8, 2021

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cent... More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Loves Park, Illinois

April 18, 2021

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Loves Park, Illinois, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Loves Park, Illinois, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge.... More

Fuel Injectors

September 25, 2020

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 injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your e... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Rockford

September 15, 2020

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 air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you, rest... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Loves Park Tune Up

September 7, 2020

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. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Rockford

August 31, 2020

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 ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Loves Park

August 6, 2020

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 content and, as a result, we are going to see more Loves Park di... More

Fuel Injection Basics for Loves Park

August 5, 2020

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 right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned in th... More

Diesel Maintenance for Illinois

August 4, 2020

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 requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long been us... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Rockford

August 3, 2020

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... More