Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Romeoville blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mo...
Posted in Service Intervals
on July 25, 2017
The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Romeoville.An old timing belt can lose a "tooth" in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timin...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 18, 2017
There’s not much Romeoville drivers can do about the price of gas in
Illinois, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave st...
Posted in Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down
on July 09, 2017
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...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 04, 2017