Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

December 17, 2023

For those of you in Glendale Heights, 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.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 ... More

Fuel Filter Service in Glendale Heights, Illinois

December 3, 2023

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cent... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Glendale Heights, Illinois

October 15, 2023

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 Glendale Heights drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in t... More

A Clean Sweep (Fuel Injector Cleaning)

July 23, 2023

Your vehicle gets its power from burning fuel, usually gasoline, and it counts on something called fuel injectors to send gas to the engine in a spray that is easy to ignite. Its a precise operation, and when its working well, you have plenty of power and an efficient engine. But after time, con... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

September 11, 2022

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

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