Fuel Injection Basics for Clawson

April 14, 2024

All modern Clawson vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Clawson 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 the engi... More

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

March 10, 2024

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

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Clawson Motorists

December 24, 2023

Clawson 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 f... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Clawson, Michigan

November 12, 2023

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Clawson 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 clean... More

A Clean Sweep (Fuel Injector Cleaning)

July 16, 2023

Your vehicle gets its power from burning fuel, usually gasoline, and it counts on something called fuel injectors to send gas to the engine in a spray that is easy to ignite. Its a precise operation, and when its working well, you have plenty of power and an efficient engine. But after time, con... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Clawson

January 15, 2023

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

Fuel System Cleaning at Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson in Clawson for Better Performance

August 28, 2022

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

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

August 7, 2022

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

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

July 24, 2022

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 Clawson who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy an... More

Fuel Injectors

July 13, 2022

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