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How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Livonia

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Livonia 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 of us just get... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Livonia

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Livonia, MI, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Livonia 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 the gas... Read More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Livonia Drivers

Hello, Livonia 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.Livonia auto owners don't need to filter their fue... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in MI has got people in Livonia talking. It seems that Livonia 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 fuel economy... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Auto Lab Livonia

For those of you in Livonia, MI who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about 250... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Auto Lab Livonia for Better Performance

Hi Livonia residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. 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 en... Read More

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

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

Maintaining Your Diesel in Livonia

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Livonia 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 Livonia diesel-f... Read More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Livonia Motorists

Livonia 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... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Livonia, MI

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our MI environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Livonia drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Livonia area... Read More

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