Fuel Injection Cleaning and Repair
Fuel system cleaning services provide excellent benefits to your vehicle. From maximizing fuel economy to reduced vehicle emissions, a clean fuel system restores performance and improves drivability. Come in and have our qualified technicians at Tveten’s Auto Clinic perform this service for you and Save Gas Now.
Service intervals can vary by manufacturer. We recommend that you follow the fuel service frequencies shown in your vehicles owner’s manual.
What is a fuel system cleaning?
Let’s start with a brief overview of your fuel system.
The gas tank is the reservoir for the system and holds gas or diesel.
Fuel lines are the hoses that carry the fuel from the tank to the engine.
Fuel filters any dirt or grit that may be in the lines, to prevent clogging the injectors.
Fuel pumps push the fuel past fuel filters and through the fuel injectors.
Fuel injectors have tiny nozzles that shoot a very fine spray of fuel into the cylinder.
A spark plug ignites the fuel and causes the explosion that powers the crankshaft and moves the car.
Here’s an important point in all of this: The spray from the fuel injectors needs to be wide and fine for the spark to ignite it. Think of the way you want an aerosol cleaner or hairspray to come out of the can — an even, fine mist. If the tiny nozzles on the fuel injectors get clogged, you get a gloppy stream instead. This doesn’t ignite fully. You get less power while using more gas. Bad news all around.
What clogs the fuel system? Fuel, oddly enough. Fuel varnish deposits are usually what gets in the way of that perfect cone of fine droplets.
If you’re noticing:
A loss in power
Lower gas mileage
Hesitation when you put your foot down
It may be time for a fuel system cleaning, so stop in and see our technicians at Tveten’s Auto Clinic and save money on gas now.
Our commitment to our valued customers is to provide the best level of service and repairs that are possible today. Without this kind of commitment to obtain all the current technology to diagnose high-tech vehicles, it is just a guessing game. We believe that a guess is not what you want.
Call us today to schedule an appointment (or use our Real Time Appointment Scheduler) and experience what we can do for you!
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Tveten’s Auto Clinic Advantages
• Professional, ASE Certified Technicians
• Over 60 Years of Professional Experience
• Customer Care and Rewards Programs
• Complimentary Local Shuttle Service
• Environmentally Friendly Facilities – 5-Star EnviroStars
• Early Bird / Nite Owl Service – After hours vehicle drop off
• 12 Month / 12,000 Mile Nationwide Warranty
• 24 Month / 24,000 Mile Local In-House Warranty
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