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Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Tampa Motorists

Video: Tampa 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 the f... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Tampa

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. All modern Tampa vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Tampa drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the righ... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. For those of you in Tampa, FL 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 fa... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Tampa, FL?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. No one in Tampa, FL, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising FL fuel prices, however, have spurred Tampa drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less e... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Tampa 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 gas... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. The price of gas in FL has got people in Tampa talking. It seems that Tampa 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 ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Video: Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Tampa drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenan... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Tampa, FL

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remembe... Read More

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