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Introduction to Diesels for Columbus, Ohio

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Columbus, Ohio, 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 Ohio are surprised to l... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Columbus, Ohio?

No one in Columbus, Ohio, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Ohio fuel prices, however, have spurred Columbus drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of mil... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus for Better Performance

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 burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

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

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

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Columbus

Columbus 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 Columbus area, but it does add quite ... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

For those of you in Columbus, Ohio 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... Read More

Fuel Injectors

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

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Columbus

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Columbus can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us ... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Columbus Drivers

Columbus 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 ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel nee... Read More

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

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

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