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Fuel Injectors

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

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Royal Oak Vehicle

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

How Do You Save Gas in Royal Oak, Michigan?

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

Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak in Royal Oak 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

Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Royal Oak Drivers

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.Royal Oak auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; the... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak

Is your vehicle 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 vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Royal Oak

All modern Royal Oak vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Royal Oak 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 in the ... Read More

Engine Air Filter from Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak

Many Royal Oak drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak 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 happen... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Royal Oak, Michigan

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 Royal Oak drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Roya... Read More

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