Fuel Injectors

August 24, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in Glendale Heights with a carburetor rolled out of the Illinois dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Glendale Heights, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your en... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Glendale Heights Drivers

August 20, 2022

Glendale Heights residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel need... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

August 18, 2022

The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Glendale Heights talking. It seems that Glendale Heights 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 some things that anyone can do... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Glendale Heights, Illinois

August 14, 2022

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Glendale Heights, Illinois.Unless they drive a vintage car, Glendale Heights auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

August 2, 2022

Most Glendale Heights auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Glendale Heights drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Glendale Heights, Illinois

August 1, 2022

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Glendale Heights area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Illinois Driving

July 29, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Glendale Heights knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Glendale Heights area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passen... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

July 27, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights for a check up.In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel sy... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Glendale Heights

July 24, 2022

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Glendale Heights area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Glendal... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Glendale Heights Tune Up

July 13, 2022

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ... More