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

January 24, 2021

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

Fuel Saving Tip: Mount Pleasant Tune Up

February 2, 2020

Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other.... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Mount Pleasant

January 16, 2020

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Mount Pleasant Vehicle

August 25, 2019

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 Mount Pleasant area.The same goes for dirt... More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Mount Pleasant Drivers

August 4, 2019

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.Mount Pleasant auto owners do... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Mount Pleasant Drivers

December 16, 2018

Hello, Mount Pleasant residents. Let's talk fuel filters. 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 engine.Mount Pleasant auto owners don't need to fi... More

Engine Air Filter from Tuffy Mount Pleasant

August 19, 2018

Many Mount Pleasant drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Mount Pleasant 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 happ... More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Mount Pleasant

June 27, 2018

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Mount Pleasant 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 programs take forever to load. Eventually, many ... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant for Better Performance

November 27, 2017

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... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

October 15, 2017

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single... More