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Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to de... Read More

To Save Gas Around Melvindale: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

One topic that hits the news in Michigan on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Michigan drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Melvindale who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy... Read More

Fuel Injectors

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

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Melvindale, Michigan

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Melvindale 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 cl... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Melvindale, Michigan?

No one in Melvindale, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Melvindale 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 ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Melvindale

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Melvindale, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Melvindale streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just s... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

At Melvindale Car Care 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 Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long be... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Melvindale

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Melvindale area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Melvindale di... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Melvindale

All modern Melvindale vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Melvindale 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 th... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Melvindale talking. It seems that Melvindale 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 ... Read More

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