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Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Rockford

For those of you in Loves Park, Illinois who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.F... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Rockford

Loves Park residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Illinois temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thi... Read More

Tuffy Rockford On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Loves Park, Illinois, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that mak... Read More

An Oil for All Seasons (Engine Oil Selection)

You swap your winter boots for flip-flops in the summer. Why not change your winter engine oil for summer, hot-weather oil? While it may seem like it makes sense, there's some good news. Most drivers don't have to, and here's why.Engine oil can be made in different thicknesses. That thicknes... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Loves Park

Sometimes busy Loves Park residents dream about going back to the "simpler" days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Illinois in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly redu... Read More

Make your Service Visit at Tuffy Rockford a Good One

Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible.For one thing, it's important to describe your p... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Illinois: Winter Car Prep for Loves Park Drivers

When autumn comes around in Loves Park, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Loves Park drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Loves... Read More

The Tuffy Rockford Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Rockford would like to give Loves Park drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, ... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Rockford

Many Loves Park drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Loves Park area tire shops to get y... Read More

No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)

The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills. So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes! Yolks! The good news is that a trained service technician can search the source of that smell and stanch the stench… that comes from another words that begins with S. Sulfu... Read More

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