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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

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Livonia

Livonia drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Livonia area, but it does add quite a bit to ... Read More

The Auto Lab Livonia Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in MI right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to be tru... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Auto Lab Livonia

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Livonia use fuel filters.For... Read More

Fuel Filter Service in Livonia, MI

There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be ea... Read More

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