TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Loves Park Vehicle

August 19, 2020

Loves Park drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Illinois come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Loves Park area have these systems as we... More

ICE - In Case Of Emergency In Loves Park Illinois

August 9, 2020

When accidents occur in Loves Park, Illinois, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When Illinois police and resc... More

The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)

May 3, 2020

Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention... More

Unlock the Secret (Malfunctioning Door Lock Actuator)

March 1, 2020

What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar... More

When You Hear the Crash in Loves Park: What to Do After an Accident

March 31, 2019

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... More

Distracted Driving

December 11, 2018

When asked, most people think they are good at multi-tasking. Scientific studies, however, reveal that only around 2% of the population can truly demonstrate the capacity to effectively multi-task. For the rest of us who are not so biologically wired, no amount of practice can increase our effect... More

Don't Stack the Mat

October 21, 2018

In the sloppy cold weather months, you might be tempted to pick up an all-weather mat and throw it on top of the mats you already have in your vehicle. After all, double protection is better, right? In this case, wrong. Here's why. It's important to keep the accelerator and brake pedals clear so ... More

What is a TSB? (Technical Service Bulletins)

October 14, 2018

If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something that can help drivers with just such a scenario. It's called a Technical Service Bulletin, or TSB.... More

Don't Be Fuelish

October 7, 2018

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... More

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

August 19, 2018

The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Loves Park drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check ... More