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Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Yorkville Motorists

Video: Yorkville residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in t... Read More

Tuffy Yorkville Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Yorkville residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium th... Read More

Tuffy Yorkville Fuel Saving Tip for Yorkville: Check Engine Light

Video: Here's a question for Yorkville, 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 covering it with tape is not a good idea.) Many condi... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Yorkville, Illinois

Video: Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Yorkville, Illinois , is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses – We're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Euro... Read More

To Save Gas Around Yorkville: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

Video:   One topic that hits the news in Illinois on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Illinois drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Yorkville who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel econo... Read More

The Tuffy Yorkville Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

Video: There's a lot of auto advice in Illinois right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good t... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Yorkville Drivers

Video: Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Yorkville auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; the... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Yorkville

Video: Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Yorkville 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 Yorkville dies... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics For Yorkville

Video: All modern Yorkville vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Chicago 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 right time; to be mixed with air and burned in the... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Yorkville, Illinois

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

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