Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

May 22, 2022

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 Troy drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenanc... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

February 6, 2022

Many Troy drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy 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... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

January 23, 2022

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Troy area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Troy can conserve fuel by... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

January 16, 2022

There's a lot of auto advice in Michigan 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 ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Troy Vehicle

October 31, 2021

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 Troy area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watc... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

October 3, 2021

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

September 26, 2021

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Troy talking. It seems that Troy 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 improve fuel economy... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy in Troy for Better Performance

May 2, 2021

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

Introduction to Diesels for Troy, Michigan

June 14, 2020

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Troy, 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 have d... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Fuel Saving Tip for Troy: Check Engine Light

April 12, 2020

Here's a question for Troy, Michigan : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.) Many conditions ... More