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Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Plainfield, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 hav... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... 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

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Plainfield drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Plainfield drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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. Regula... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

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

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

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 to... Read More

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