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Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin in Elgin for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. All modern Elgin vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Elgin 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 righ... Read More

Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin Fuel Saving Tip for Elgin: Check Engine Light

Your browser does not support the video tag. Here's a question for Elgin, Illinois : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of cover... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin for Better Performance

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hi Elgin residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also ha... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Elgin Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Elgin area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't r... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Your browser does not support the video tag. The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Elgin talking. It seems that Elgin folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Elgin, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Illinois environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Elgin drivers very soon.For instance, Fle... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Elgin resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt ... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Elgin area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as ... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

Your browser does not support the video tag. The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Elgin use fuel filters. For more inform... Read More

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