Fuel Injection Basics for Frankfort

February 25, 2018

All modern Frankfort vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Frankfort drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount at the right timeto be mixed with air and burned ... More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

February 19, 2018

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Frankfort, Illinois

February 12, 2018

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Frankfort 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 ... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort

February 4, 2018

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Illinois residents to review their finances. More and more Frankfort drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North Ameri... More