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Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Plainfield, Illinois

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

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Plainfield

Plainfield 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 mo... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Plainfield, Illinois

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 Plainfield drivers very soon.Fo... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Most Plainfield auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Plainfield drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Aut... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Plainfield Motorists

Plainfield 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 ... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

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Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Plainfield 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 pr... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Plainfield talking. It seems that Plainfield 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 i... Read More

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

Here's a question for Plainfield, 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.)Man... Read More

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