Fuel Injectors

July 3, 2022

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

Fuel Filter Service in Lewis Center, Ohio

November 14, 2021

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

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

October 17, 2021

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... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

May 30, 2021

Many Lewis Center 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 Center Lewis Center recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.... More

Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Lewis Center Drivers

May 2, 2021

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

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center for Better Performance

April 25, 2021

Hi Lewis Center residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. 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 t... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center

October 11, 2020

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 ... More

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

October 4, 2020

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

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

July 28, 2019

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center in Lewis Center, and Ohio car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Lewis Center drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will hel... More

Diesel Maintenance for Ohio

January 2, 2019

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lewis Center we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Ohio friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diese... More