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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Fuel Saving Tip for Land O Lakes: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Land O Lakes, FL : 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 f... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Land O Lakes

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Land O Lakes area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes for Better Performance

Hi Land O Lakes 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 has to be mixed with air before it can bu... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Land O Lakes, FL

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Land O Lakes 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 ... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

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 Land O Lakes use fuel filters.For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuf... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in FL has got people in Land O Lakes talking. It seems that Land O Lakes 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 to imp... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes

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 thousands of times a minute in every single... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Land O Lakes 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 ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your FL Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Land O Lakes knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Land O Lakes 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 passeng... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

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 injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... Read More

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