Easy Miles ? Do Loves Park Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

September 20, 2020

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More

Recommended Loves Park Service Intervals

July 22, 2020

Everyone in Loves Park, Illinois, knows we are advised to go to our Loves Park dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Loves Park residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she ... More

Give me a Brake (Light)!

June 23, 2019

If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More

Tuffy Rockford Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

December 23, 2018

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Illinois. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Loves Park residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to ... More

Should Loves Park Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

November 15, 2017

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Tuffy Rockford tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips around Lov... More

Hey Loves Park Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

October 30, 2017

Nowadays, Loves Park drivers are paying more at Illinois gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Illinois drivers are putting off buying a new car. They plan on keeping their ol... More

Ask Tuffy Rockford About the Importance of Service Intervals

October 8, 2017

Today in our Tuffy Rockford blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your el... More

Is Your Loves Park Driving Severe?

November 1, 2016

People near Loves Park, Illinois, often ask Tuffy Rockford how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Loves Park, Illinois, service advisor at Tuffy Rockford look up your vehicle in a service database. What you... More

Deciphering the Tuffy Rockford Menu Board

July 12, 2016

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Loves Park, Illinois, service centers like Tuffy Rockford have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabetical ... More

Recommended Service Intervals at Tuffy Rockford

March 14, 2016

Most people in the Loves Park area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. ... More