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Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Huntersville

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

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for North Carolina

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville 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 North Carolina friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that die... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Huntersville, North Carolina

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Huntersville, North Carolina, 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 North Carolina are surprised to learn that around half the cars o... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

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

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville 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 Huntersville 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? Huntersville 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 Huntersville can ... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in North Carolina has got people in Huntersville talking. It seems that Huntersville 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 c... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

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 Huntersville drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive ma... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville

Is your car sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your car's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of t... Read More

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