Fuel Filter Service in Saginaw, Michigan

December 30, 2021

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 remember because it is a long list, but your service cent... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Saginaw

October 31, 2021

Many Saginaw drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Saginaw recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this has happened to you, rest ass... More

Fuel Injection Basics for Saginaw

August 29, 2021

All modern Saginaw vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Saginaw 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 right timeto be mixed with air and burned in the engi... More

A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)

April 25, 2021

Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side. That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up. These endure hundreds of open-and-close cycles, usually without any problems. But when they act up, it can be a major inconvenience for ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Saginaw, Michigan

February 28, 2021

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Saginaw area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the clean... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Saginaw

October 18, 2020

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Saginaw area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Saginaw diesel-f... More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Tuffy Saginaw

September 20, 2020

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Saginaw use fuel filters. For more information about your fuel filter, visit Tuffy Saginaw a... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Saginaw Vehicle

April 5, 2020

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Saginaw area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to w... More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Saginaw

February 2, 2020

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 Saginaw drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive mainten... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Saginaw

October 20, 2019

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Saginaw for a check up.In today's Tuffy Saginaw auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Saginaw residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner t... More