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Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Winter Springs Drivers

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Winter Springs auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Winter Springs

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Winter Springs, Florida, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Winter Springs streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The f... Read More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Winter Springs Drivers

Winter Springs residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injector... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Winter Springs Motorists

Winter Springs residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto 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 i... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Winter Springs, Florida

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Winter Springs 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 aft... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Florida

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Florida friends are often curious about the... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Winter Springs

Winter Springs 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 Winter Springs area, but it doe... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Winter Springs Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Florida 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

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Florida Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Winter Springs knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Winter Springs area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the pas... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Florida has got people in Winter Springs talking. It seems that Winter Springs 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 things that anyone can ... Read More

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