Fuel Injectors

October 8, 2022

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

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Ocala, Florida

September 29, 2022

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

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Ocala

September 25, 2022

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

Fuel Saving Tip: Check Engine Light

September 23, 2022

Here's a question for Ocala, Florida car owners: 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.) ... More

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Tuffy Ocala

September 10, 2022

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Tuffy Ocala for a check up.In today's Tuffy Ocala 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. Ocala residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner the fue... More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Ocala, Florida

September 6, 2022

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Ocala, Florida.Unless they drive a vintage car, Ocala auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a schedul... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Florida Driving

August 28, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Ocala knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Ocala 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 passenger compartment and tr... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Ocala, Florida

August 27, 2022

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Ocala 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 g... More

Fuel Filter Service in Ocala, Florida

August 24, 2022

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

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

August 19, 2022

The price of gas in Florida has got people in Ocala talking. It seems that Ocala 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 econom... More