Fuel Injectors

August 22, 2022

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

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Chicago Drivers

August 13, 2022

Hello, Chicago residents. Let's talk fuel filters. 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 engine.Chicago auto owners don't need to filter their fue... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Chicago, Illinois

August 6, 2022

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 Chicago drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Chicag... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

July 22, 2022

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 fuel-i... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

July 16, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) for a check up.In today's Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Chicago residents ne... More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

July 10, 2022

For those of you in Chicago, 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 makes abo... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

July 10, 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

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Chicago

July 9, 2022

Chicago drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Chicago area, but it does add quite a bit to ... More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

July 1, 2022

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 order to de... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Chicago, Illinois

April 24, 2022

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