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PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Clio in Clio

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 clogged... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... Read More

Clio Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Clio, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ro... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Clio in Clio

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Clio road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs t... Read More

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