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

May 28, 2023

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 Injectors

October 9, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in Walled Lake with a carburetor rolled out of the Michigan dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Walled Lake, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Walled Lake, Michigan

October 3, 2022

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Michigan environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Walled Lake drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Wa... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

September 27, 2022

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Walled Lake talking. It seems that Walled Lake 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 do to improv... More

Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Walled Lake Drivers

September 17, 2022

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.Walled Lake auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; t... More

Introduction to Diesels for Walled Lake, Michigan

September 8, 2022

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Walled Lake, Michigan, 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 Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Walled Lake

September 6, 2022

Many Walled Lake drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Walled Lake 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, ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Walled Lake in Walled Lake for Better Performance

August 20, 2022

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... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Walled Lake Motorists

August 8, 2022

Walled Lake 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 in t... More

How Do You Save Gas in Walled Lake, Michigan?

August 1, 2022

No one in Walled Lake, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Walled Lake drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of hig... More