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Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Clio

With high fuel prices in Clio, Michigan, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some r... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Clio 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.Clio auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they nee... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Clio Motorists

Clio residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the firs... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Clio, 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 Clio drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Clio area... Read More

Tuffy Clio Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Clio residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the hig... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Michigan Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Clio knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Clio area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: w... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Clio

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Clio can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and pr... Read More

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