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Fuel Filter Replacement

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Oswego 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

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injector... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Oswego, Illinois

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Oswego, 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... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Oswego, Illinois?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. No one in Oswego, Illinois, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Illinois fuel prices, however, have spurred Oswego drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kil... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Oswego Tune Up

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 wh... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Oswego Drivers

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Oswego residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

Video: A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Oswego area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Oswego can conserve fue... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Oswego

Video: 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 Oswego area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego Fuel Saving Tip for Oswego: Check Engine Light

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Here's a question for Oswego, 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 cove... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Oswego

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens ... Read More

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