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Odometer Rollback on Your Loves Park , Illinois Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. How do Loves Park drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Illinois consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Illinois seller must certify the mileage reported ... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Rockford

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Loves Park drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they ... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Your browser does not support the video tag. Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Loves Park area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to m... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Rockford

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Loves Park , let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of th... Read More

Brake Service at Tuffy Rockford in Loves Park

Your browser does not support the video tag. Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Loves Park drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Illinois  driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Rockford, our team will c... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in Loves Park

Your browser does not support the video tag. Safety should always be an element of your car care. So even if you don't care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Loves Park drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with goo... Read More

Used Cars: Tuffy Rockford Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Loves Park drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Loves Park area. Cars are sold when families upsize, when ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Loves Park . They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are... Read More

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